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jimiu.nnqw, dee. SATURDAY MORNING, Sfll'l'EMUKK 2q, 1808. FOR PRESIDENT, HQRATIQ SEYMOUR DF NEW YOU«. FOR VICE PRESIDENT, 0EN. FRANCIS P. BLAIR, OF MISSOURI. FOR DEMOCRATIC ELECTORS. ANDREW C. GRAY, <>* New Castle. JAMES P. WIW), Qf Kc n t ; WILLIAM A. SCRIBNKK, of Sussex. CONOR ESS. Jtfaj. BENJAMIN T. BIGGS. FOR Sl'KBU'fo JACOB RICHARDSON, FOR CORONER. LAWRENCE PENDEGRASS. Sacrilege. —A horrid profanation of the sitnctjty of religioqs rjfes and cere flioniejj, js going on daily, in that modern ßodotl!, New York. William Allen " the IBM! >P New York," is said to have turned his dirty, low bfQtlicl and dance-house into a place of prayer, for gain. And on Monday last, another dirty stew, known as Kit Burns' dog-pit, was opened as a place of prayer, for which Burns is to get $200 per month. The entrance to this delectable spot is adorned Wli!) pietfifes qf English and A jpuffcrs, such as Ben Caunt, Deaf Burke, Jem Wafd, Ilccnan an;j Sayers. Into this bole, men and women, professed fol lowers of tlie meek and lowly Nuzareno, enter daily, to render homage to the dread JjJajesty of the universe. The ostensible purpose of this arrangement, we suppose, is to extend religious influences among the abandoned wretches wiio frequent those doggeries; but if this is not "casting pearls before swine," we know not what is. The bar of the establishment has to remain closed about two hours, while the mcrican The Express says. prayers arc going on. —" Waiting in the bar for their usual eye-openers," which to the credit of Mr. Bqrns were not served out until the prayer meeting was over, were several thirsty individuals, who got up a burlesque pf the religious (pceting and " chaffed" fCit on IjL SQ.ca|)ed ." relig." Tbe lit:raid cf yesterday says:—The <jog pit revival at Kit Burns' den was con tinued yesterday with no more than the usual success, Kit himself remaining ob durate and the congregation generally peering too respectable an appearance to be classed among tbe new issue of Chris tians. Jglpiny Allen was present at bis old dancc-fipBse, and expressed himself as sorry that ije |md pycr persuaded any of bis womep to attend iuo meetings, as they were tauuted and shown up as tlie worst of women by tbo preachers until they were shamed from repentance. 7'u* Frcits of Reconstbuction. —In toother column wc give tbe details of a bloody riot at Camilla, Georgia, on Satur day last, between tbe white and black adherents of tbe two political parties. It js djffieult, at this distance from the oc to Sx the responsibility where it properly belongs ; but there is no difficul ty In understanding that upon Congress and its reconstruction measures, rests tbe entire responsibility of this and all similar S.llbrcaks, which are creating such a sad Record in the South, the radical reconstruction scheme are only f? 0 eww«g to umitoet themselves, and un til it is repealed it will work naught but injury to tbe whole country—north as well as south. A Washington letter says tbe news of bloodshed and riot through tlie South is producing decided alarm in official oircl s, and Gen. Meade was summoned to-day, (the 24th) before the President and Secre tary of War for consultation ax to what precautionary steps should be taken to prevent the Southern States from becom ing involved in a general war. The beau 4j.es of Congressional reconstruction are being dimmed by tliis exhibition on the part of the freedmen to force a state of hostilities, which must result in fearful crimes, and an indiscriminate slaughter, without regard to age, sex or condition. The Government authorities are fully aliv to the threatening danger, and Gen. M. has received instructions to institute a thorough investigation of tlie Georgia riot. A telegraphic despatch was also sent to New Orleans directing a close iuvestiga (?<?!) of the riots in that city yesterday and jilje «RRCi-t of all the guilty parties. The flout tie r: f /'rovinees are indeed becoming 5 ?9Wi cc vas * ami increasing trouble to pie great centralised Government at Wash ington. The Proeonsopj will have to be Reinstated in full power oi anarchy must prevail, in spite of Gen. tint's great Speech, " Let us have peace." The evil effects of e In the 4th Congressional District of Maryland, Patrick Hammil, of Allegany pounfty, was nominated, on Tuorday, on the 143d hallof. If he convention met at firciforiok. flur naturalized citLeu«, both Celts and Teutons, should remember that Schuy ler Colfax, the Republican Candidate for Vice President, was a member of tbe oatli bound order of Know Nothiugs, and took the proscriptive oath of that organization. The Stnlr Elvctloiis. Tlio Stute elections now to coinc off, are Nebraska, October C; Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Oet. 18; AYeijt Virginia, October 22. All the States vote lor Pres idential Electors on the 84 of November, except Virginia, Mississippi apd Texas, which have been denied tl|e privilege here tofore exercised by overy State in the Uni on, by that usurping, revolutionary cabal, known as Congress, (fliese elections will udieatc the result of the Presidential con test in November, and arc louked to with more than the usual interest by both par ties. They will determine whether the country is to be still further cursed by the predominance qf Radicalism, or whether it is to be redeemed apd delivered from under its ban, and restored to its primor dial condition under the Constitution, as it was transmitted to us by the fathers. The trial of John II. Surratt for con spiracy to abduct President Lincoln, com menced at Washington, on Monday. A nulle prosequi was entered on the charge of murder. The plea of bis counsel, based upon the amnesty proclamation, yyas over ruled. The penalty for the offence charged is confinement in penitentiary for ten years, fine of $10,000. Jijxn qf tub Surratt Case.— The in dictment against John II. Surratt, for con spiracy to murder President Lincoln, hav ing been quashed, the trial on the new charge of conspiring to kidnap the Presi dent, &c. has terminated in the discharge of the prisoner, his counsel having plead ed the statute of limitations, which, after argument, was allowed by the court. or a Tiie il^inotqn Papers.—Tilt Edi torial.— The Journal and Statesman, of Tuesday last, deals some pretty heavy blows upon the ribs of the Republican, which paper had indulged in some ani madversions upon the reception, by the former paper, of some twenty-eight new democratic subscribers from Middletown. It is a very pretty fight. The Republican seems to have suffered somewhat in tbe mill, thus for; but may l>c able to "get home*' upon its antagonist, after awhile. We shall sec. Meantime, let tlie Gazette and the Commercial see fair play, and don't throw up the sponge until the pec cant party cries peccavi. A writer in the Dein wore Gazette sug gests that Major Biggs shall challenge Gen. Torbert to a joint discussion of tlie issues involved in tbe present campaign. We make no doubt tfii(t tlpor respective party friends would like to hear them, and we think there is as little doubt that tlie Major would put the General hors de corn hat. Gen. McClellan, with bis wife and two children, sailed from Liverpool on Satur day lijst; ip tl)C (,'unard steamer Cuba, for New York. The corporate authorities of that city have determined to give him a grand reception on bis arrival. He may bo expected on Tuesday or Wednesday next. A very interesting article on tbe Cur culio, will be published in our next issue. It is from that excellent journal, the Ame rican Entomologist, published at St. Lou is, Mo. Democratic Clcb.—T he Del. Journal ami Statesman of Tuesday says :—The Democrats of this city have lately formed ' 1 'Diamond an organization culled ti»e State Club," and have elected the follow ing officers for the ensuing year :— presi dent, Ignatius C. Grubb, Esq. ; Vice Presidents, Messrs. Howard (). Moore, Thomas E. Young, Jr. John Glatts, Ed win! Grieves and Samuel Springer; Cor responding Secretary, Willim S. Frist ; Recording Secretary, Joseph P. Watson ; Treasurer, William Hanna. The dub is to be a permanent organization and always equipped and ready for active service at tlie outset of each successive campaign. It lias already selected a very handsome uniform, and its roll of membership is rapidly increasing jyith tlie constant addi tion of the gtoros of active Democrats who throng tbe henHqunrtos in the SaVjlle Ruilding. It is designed to have similar co-operative clubs formed at once in the various Hundreds, thus creating a united powerful and extensive political organi zation in the Diamond State. SniDKN Death. —Mr. Win. Graves, a well known citizen of Wilmington while in conversation with Mr. Washington Coxc, near she corner of fifth and Market streets, on Saturday evening, was attacked witii an affection of the heart and fell to tlie pavement. He wag foket) into a saloon near by, and Drs. Porter and Johnson sent for, but lie expired soon after their arrival. Ills body was taken to bis late residence, No. 422 East 4th street. Mr. G. was about fifty-four years of age, and bad been complaining of being unwell for several days. He was a master carpenter and bad several contracts in course of com pletion, among which was tbe Town Hall at Middletown. His funeral took plnee on Tuesday afternoon. He was buried with Masonic honors, the fraternity and a large number ol* eitizens following his re mains to their last resting place in Wil mington and Brandywine Cemotry. An explosion in tbe nil refinery of Rich ards k Verplanek, Jersey City, on Tues day, killed two men and teriously injured two others, besides destroying 750 barrels of oil. The cotton crop in Egypt ,Üùs year is said jo he epyrmoub. • l,OCAL A KVA ms, The fine brick mansion belonging to the estate of the late Stephen II. board, situ ated on the Klk river, Sassafras Neck, C'ir oil county, Md. took fire about noon, on the 18th inst. and was entirely consumed. About half the furniture was saved, to gether with the plate and some other val uables belonging to the family. A small sum of money was overlooked and con sumed with the building. Tim property was insured for $3,500 in the Mutual In surance Company of Cecil county, tire commenced in the kitchen, and is sup posed tq have occurred through some defect in the chimney. A flock of 1,250 sheep was driven through Middletown on Wednesday. They were from Ohio, and have been driven all the way, starting on the 5t_h of August, having been forty-nine days on the route. They were in charge of two men, with a shepherd's dog. The dog is invaluable in such service. The average distance, per day, is ten miles. Sometimes they exceed that number, with good roads ami good weather. They were destined for the neighborhood of Beaver Dams, in Queen Anne's county, Md. and were for sale among the farmers in that region. Banking House of John McLonr k Son, No. (107 Market street, Wilmington, Del. They buy and sell a]l classes of Govern ment, State and Municipal Securities, at current market rates, and have on hand, for immediate delivery, 5.20s, Union Pa cific, Wilmington and Reading, and Del aware Stipe Bonds. They qfler for sab' 200 shares of Delaware Rail Road Stock. Promissory notes and mortgages negotia ted. Interest allowed on deposits, subject to check at sight. The Republicans of this town, rigged their halyards and run up the Stars and Stripes, on their flag-staff, on Tuesday last. No speech was made on the sion, but a gentleman mounted a goods box and went through the motions, leav- ing the spectators to imagine what might have been said. On Wednesday evening a Democratic pole was raised at Johnson's. Several speakers were announced, but the rain prevented a full attendance. - • At the Agricultural Fair at Wilming ton, last week, the second premium was awarded to Mr. Thomas Gochran's bay horse, Hop, for speed in trotting, in the match op Friday, six mile heats. On Saturday, the match was between George Ijobdell's stallion, Osceola, and Mr. Cochran's hoosc, IIop. The first heat was won by IIop, in 2.-10 : the second by Os ceola, in 2.41 ; the third and fourth, in 2.45$, and 2.43$. A Strike.— The hod-carriers engaged upon the Town Hall, seven in number, struck for higher wages, on Monday week. The contractors at once rigged up a block and tackle, attached a horse to the rope, and with the assistance of a little boy to drive, and two or three laborers, ran up tbe brick and mortar with great facility, thereby dispensing with the services of the hod-carriers. The oeca G. Trotting Match.— A match is to come off over the Point Breeze course, Philadel phia, nn tlie 14th of October, between Mr. Samuel Brady's sorrel filly, and Mr. Thomas Cochran's bay horse, Hop, for a stake of $5110 a side. This will probably be one of the most sharply contested races of the season. Both are crack nags, and will be put fully up to their work. The Town Hall.— Tbe brick work of this noble edifice approaches completion. The contractors expect to finish it on Wed nesday or Thursday next. Our fellow townsman, Mr. Samuel W. Roberts, who is to put on the roof, is anxious to com mence tbe work. Handling galvanized iron will be cold work for the fingers, if deferred to a later period, Tbo Democrats of St. George's Hundred met at Odessa, on Saturday last, and nom inated tbe following ticket : For Assessor—L. R. Davis. For Inspector—Thomas F. Dilwnrth. For Road Com'r.—Martin E. Walker. Weather-Wise.— A savant of Middle town. skilled in rventlier-lore, informs us that, tbe wind having prevailed from tbe •south-east and south-west, during tbe equinox, wc may anticipate a moderate winter. The Middletown Post Office will be made a money-order office, on and after tbe 5th of October. European Telegraphic Items. —Mr. Reverdy Johnson was presented to Queen Victoria at Windsor Onotle on the day after her return from Paris. The Pall .Mall Gazette, discussing tbe prospects of peace and war, says that in every capi tal in Europe tbe belief that a great and immediate war is pending grows day by day, and that those best informed expect it to break out before tbe end of tbe year. Tbe great earthquake in South America caused much sensation in Lon don, and there was considerable to obtain details as to tbo loss of proper ty. &c. The French Emperor is on a visit to another of tbe encampments of bis army. The International Congress of Workingmen at Brussels, has adjour ned. One of the resolutions rqeomnieml all workingmen to abstain from following their trades in tbe event of a war in tlieir respective countries. What they are to do for a living is not explained. An insurrection is reported to have broken out in Andalusia, journals there have reports that a general movement against the Queen has commen ced in Spain, and that it is beaded by Gen. Prim and by the Generals who recently exiled. Some necounts say that the rebles are moving upon Madrid in force. anxiety Spain. The were Congress nssemlded on Monday and after some discussion adjourned until tlio 16th of October. Tbe Lieutenant Beecher killed by tbe Indians is said to bp .a son of II eg r y Ward Beecher. ' T Terrible Hint in Unirgh. A terrible riot occurred at Camilla, in Mitchell county, Qa. on Saturday last, in which, according to tlje exaggerated ac counts at first received, seventy.five or a hundred men were killed and wounded. Later accounts say there were seven killed and thirty wounded. We give below the different versions of the affair, together with the swortj statement of the Sheriff of Mitchell county. AmiiSTA, Ga. September 21.—A fear ful riot occurred at Gamilln, the county seat of Mitchell county, Georgia, last Saturday. The following particulars have been telegraphed from Bainbridge, twenty four miles from tbe scene of the riot:— Pierce the Radical nominee for Congress, and Murphy, an cx-Bureau agent, with about two bundred negroes, armed and equipped, started on Friday for Camilla with three weeks' provisions and boxes of new arms and accoutrements, their inten tion being to over-awe tbe citizens and kill tbe leading democrats of the town and vicinity. Before starting a friendly negro exposed their plans, and a negro courier was despatched to Camilla tq inform the citizens what was going on. A deputa tion of three prominent citizens met the mob at -Chinn Church, about five miles from the town, and the Governor's proc lamation for disarming and forbidding armed organizations was read. The mob paid no attention to this but determined to march on the town and kill such per sons as they chose. Twice more the dep utation remonstrated, cutreatiu groos to come in without arms and they should not be molested. These efforts were fruitless and the mob marched into the town with banners flying and drums beating, numbering nearly four hundred, numbers having joined on the route. The mob halted ami clamored for the blond of a man named Johns, who in company with Dr. Twitty, presented himself, when guns were levelled at them. Tbe former, being intoxicated, fired, when the riot commenced, the mob firing at every one they could see. The citizens, white and colored, rallied, gathering about fifty stand of arms. The mob was vig orously attacked and driven hack, boating a hasty retreat which spread into a panic. The negroes were pursued five mil sing thirty-five killed and many woi the total loss ns far as ascertained being from seventy-five to one hundred in killed and wounded. Owing to the panic among the mob otilv five whites wounded. town are reported to have rallied promptly with the whites in defeating the mob. Their stores and munitions were captured, amounting to three weeks' provisions several boxes of arms. milla was quiet. Radical Account.— Atlanta, Sept. 21. —On Saturday last; Col. Pierce, Repub lican candidate for Congress from tin- 2d district, and ('apt. Murphy, Republican Presidential Elector, went to Camilla, to speak at a public meeting which had been previously announced. Who they were met by n Rebel, armed, who warned them not to go into the town. They went on, and wore soon met by the Sheriff of the county, who in formed them that the people would not al low a Radical to speak in Camilla. They persisted, however, and on reaching the Court House, they and their friends assaulted by a gcrnusly shot, Copt. Murphy is badly hurt, and many more of the Republicans were killed and wounded. A large majority of the Republicans were colored men, who. obedient, to Gov. Bullock's proclamation of the 14th inst. had left their arms at home. They were of course beaten and shot down by the Seymour Democracy, almost without any resistance. Official reports place the number of killed and wounded at fifty. Among tbe victims a colored woman and her infant. These outrages are being perpetrated all over the State. Statement of the Sheriff.— The fol lowing is a statement of the Sheriff of Mit chell county, sworn to by himself and oth er prominent citizens. It is addressed to members of the Legislature : "On Sat urday, the 10th inst. it was made known to the citizens that John'Murphy, of Al bany, Ga. bad issued a circular and se cretly circulated the same among the col ored men of the county, ordering them to bring their arms with them to the political meeting advertised for that day at this place. The information was corroborated by statements made by Robert Cochran, Sr. Thomas Jones, and others, wli from the road in the direction of Albany, stating that armed negroes filing in large numbers at China Grose Church, waiting for the delegation from Albany, headed by said Murphy and Pearce, candidates for Congress, who were to be speakers for the occasion. At the request of the citizens, M. J. Poor, slior î 11 1 a committee of sixty other citi zens, went out to meet said procession and to protest against armed negroes being marched in procession in our town, and to state to them distinctly that if they would put down their arms no objections would be made to their entering the town and holding tliqir political meeting." The sheriff'delivered this message to Murphy and Pearce, leaders of the procession, and they replied "that they had nothing to do with these armed men ; the guns belonged to them and they wore in the habit of i rying them wherever they went." sheriff replied "that as a peace officer it was his duty, under the law, to forbid the assemblage of armed men at political meet ings, and assured them that if they enter ed tfie town with their music and banners, followed by armed men as they then were, tilgt there would be a breach of the peace, and that he would not be responsible for the consequences." Shortly afterwards the column moved into town in regular or der, lu.;, dial by I'earec, condidate for Con gress, and one Putney, white, in a buggy armed with a double-barrelled shot gun, a Spencer rifle and two pistols, with a quan tity of ammunition, as was afterwards as certained ; next a four horse wagon, con tinuing a band and a number of armed ne groes, next followed a column of negro men on foot, between 300 and 400 strong, attended by about twenty mounted outsi ders. At least one-half, if not two-thirds, were armed with guns, and most of then) the lic a hundred lo inded. severely colored citizens of tbe were Tlie and At last accounts Ca near town mounted and were >b. ire came rare assoni iff, •ar The with pistols. The music was playing, and the crowd noisy and threatening in their conduct—Murphy and one Joiner, in a buggy in the rear. As the head of the column approached the square, one of our citizens, James Johns, who was in toxicated, approached within a few feet of the column and ordered the music to stop, which was not done. The column moved on, and when about twenty steps from him, his gun was fired, whether intention ally or not it. is not known, but it was pointed in a different direction, and the shot struck the ground about twelve feet from him. The column fired a volloy, some of the shots at Johns, but most of them in the direction of Maples's store, thirty or forty steps from the column, at which place there was a number of our citizens, all unarmed, wounding six of our citizens. Immediately about twenty of our citizens sprang to their arms, and fired into the column, by which two negroes wore killed and an unknown number wounded. Tbe negroes immediately broke into a thick cluster of timber, one bun dred yards north of the Court-house. At this point there was an attempt made by Pearce to rally his routed forces. Our citizens immediately, to the number of about thirty—a part of them mounted— made a charge, and completely routed tbe whole party. Pearce flying through the woods and fields, and Murphy and Joiner escaping in a buggy up tbe road, towards Albany. Seven negroes were killed, from the best, information we have been able to •grn. Between thirty and forty were wounded, all of whom have been properly eared for. It is a source of deep regret flint tbe calamitous consequences of tliis affair full exclusively upon tbe poor delu ded negroes, led on by wicked white men —Murphy, lVarce, and Putney—who made good their escape in the hour of dan ger with but little injury to themselves. This sad result is to be attributed more to the sharpness and shrewdness of these gal lant leaders, who succeeded in effecting their escape, than to tbe want of peaceable intention on the part qf our people.* We hereby disavow any purpose or intent on or our citizens to vi procurc. tlie part of our selvas olate tbo laws or noaee of tbe State in what was done. Wo wore willing ami s expressed ourselves to these leaders, for them to bold their political meeting at tbe courthouse in our town, if the negroes were disarmed, but we did think, and still think, that it was our duty to obey tbe or der of tlie sheriff, as a civil officer of this State, in breaking nn this unlawful assem blage. We felt that as their numbers vastly exceeded that of our citizens pres ent, that if this meeting bad taken place tbe lives of our wives and children would have been at tbe mercy of an infuriated mob. While tbe consequences are to be regretted, and we do not boast of what was done hv our c itizens, we feel that they have but discharged a painful duty im posed upon them bv wicked and corrupt men now engaged in leading estrnv, into nets of lawlessness, the colored people of our country." The Disti riia.nces in the South. —The tic pieut. riots and disturbam South of late are not without si in the 'iiifieaiicc. They form a part of tlie Radical pro gramme by which it is hoped to carry the ideutial election. In eyery instance have been inaugurated bv white Radicals. :e the Southern people, of these men. 1 I'i tticse riots armed negroes, led by In every insti knowing tbe object live borne insult and wrong, rather than afford them the opportunity they sought for, and it lias only been when their lives and pro perty have been threatened by Radical mobs that the people have risen in self-de fence. Knowing tlieso facts, knowing bow blood is recklessly spilled and prop erty destroyed by direction of tbe Radical leaders, what a bitter mockery is their campaign cry—"Lotus have Peace I"— Halt. Gazette. The Needle Gcx.-—Two new improve ments in tbe famous needle gun (zundnau del gewebr. ) is is stated, have recently been submitted to tlie Prussian War Of fice for approval. One. which is tlie in vention of Lieutenant Random, gets rid of two movements in loading, and increases tlie rapidity of fire about, twenty-five per cent. The other, which is due to a coun try gentleman named Horst, also gets rid of some of the movements, and nearly doubles tlie rapidity of fire, raising it to fourteen or fifteen shots per minute. Tbe latter invention, it is stated, moreover, fills up tbe hollow chamber behind tbe charge, diminishes the escape of gas, and increases the force of tlie explosion. Tbe Sussex Journal, published at Georgetown, Delaware, and heretofore a neutral paper, lias hoisted the Democratic flag, and conic nut for Seymour It adopts this course, it says, because it honestly believes tlie eaitse of the Democratic party to bo the cause of truth, justice, and con stitutional government. It says : " This is no common election. The like we It is tlie may never jee again, struggle of a half fettered people for free dom, a contest between the white and races, and believing, as we do, that these issues are involved, we boldly stand with our race and advocate the cause of tbe Democratic party, il by it wo rise or fall." black Attkmdt to Poison a Whole Family. —A villainous attempt Thursday or Friday of Iasi week to poison the family of Mr. lloffeeker, residing the Shipyard farm below llees' Corner. Mr II. had bought the poison to exter minate rats and left it on the cloek ; a hired negro girl was anxious to attend the Festival at Wesley Chapel, and not being permitted to do so, she sought revenge bv putting the poison into the coffee of the family. Dr. T. S. Holton was immediately summoned, and the murderous design for tunately frustrated, the dose was too powerful, doubtless go to the Grand Jury.— Xeirs. was made on It is supposed that Tbe case will Kent Tlie Paris press represents tlie insurrec tion in Spain as loss formidable than first reported, and states that the Spanish Gov ernment is taking active lgcasutes for its suppression. Polltlriil Items. Kent County Democratic Convention —The Democrats of Kent county, Dela ware, assembled at Dover, on Tuesday last, to nominate their county ticket, when the following gentlemen were nominated : For Sheriff, Win. Wilds, of Duck Creek Hundred ; for Senator, Thomas II. Den ny ; for Representatives, William C. Jump, Duck Creek ; Bcnj. F. lleverin, Little Creek ; Thomas J. Marvel, Dover; Whitelcy W. Meredith. North Muderkill : Henry C. Wolcott, Mispillion ; James R. Mitchell, Milford ; for Levy Court Com missioners, J. Frank Denny, Duck Creek; James J. Waples, Dover ; Win Goodling, North Murdcrkill ; Edmund Bailey, South Murderkill ; Robert If. Smith, Mispillion Major Biggs, the Democratic candidate for Representative in Congress, addressed the convention in bis usual happy and elo quent style. The " Willow Grove" Brass Band was in attendance, under the leader ship of >S. T. Hall, formerly of Wilming ton, and discoursed some very rich music. A decided opposition to a renomination of General Butler for Congress has ; up in his district in Massachusetts, strong party of republicans are opposing him, on the ground that lie is a persona! enemy to General Grant, and lias himself raised issues that are inconsistent with the true republican idea. It is supposed they will make a separate nomination if the regular convention does not agree with them, and that General Schoulcr, a per sistent opponent of General Butler, will be nominated. In fact a call, largelv signed, lias already been published by the republicans for a convention to nominate a candidate in opposition to General Butler should he run. Tbe Alabama Legislature has adopted a resolution asking the United States Gov ernment to send troops to that State to aid in preserving the peace. Democrat! ators and members denounced the t tion as a libel on the people, and as a par tisan scheine to control the polls. At a colored mass meeting held in Rich mond, Virginia, on were made declaring want of confidence in the Republican State Central Commit tee, and denouncing carpet-ha White tpid black speakers addn meeting. General Longstreet, during bis late vis it to one of his former staff officers, Colo nel John W. Fairfax, of Loudoun county, was, contrary to the generally credited re port, understood to favor the election of Seymour and Blair. "As goes Maine so g '(.s the Union," cry tint Radicals. Not went for Fremont in 1.8511 by 28,0(10 plu rality and Buchanan was elected ; in 1848 she went for Cass nearly 5,000 plurality and Taylor was elected, and so on. The republicans of Cecil county, Md. have instructed their del sprung .A cii lu Tuesday, speeches <1 the Maine exactly. tes to the First Congressional District Nominating Con vention to vote for tbe nomination of lbm Jacob Tome as their candidate for Con gre ; The Mi aebusetts Con: 'sional Nom nating Convention for tbe third district now represented by B. F. Butler, on Monday next. ects General John C. Fremont add re •eting of republicans in immense mass New York on Tuesday night. Tbe citizens of Minnesota are to vote on tbo question of negro sufi'r tion in November. Tbe complete returns from Maine show that the Republican majority is 18,558. e at the elec The grape crop of Kelley's Island, Lake Erie, or, as some know it, Cumiingliam ! s Island, will not equal this year tlie yield of last year, when there were sold from it 1,200 tons of grapes, and 200,000 gallons of wine. The crop, however, will be good this season. On Rig and Little Boss Is lands, and on Johnson's and Put in Ray The considered Islands the crop will also prove fair, grapes from these islands are tbe finest that grow in this country. On tlie Islands they are worth, wholesale, four to fivo-niid-a-half cents per pound, and in New York they bring about eigh teen and three quarters cents per pound. Newark Imciiovement. —Tbe teriuns of Newark are erecting stone church, til) by 80 foot. Prcsby splemlid nun room will be 211 feet high in the el ear The windows will contain colored glass. Thera will be a large window in the front similar to that in Grace church It is being built of blue granite and native brown stone which are procur ed at Chestnut Hill. There will be a steeple 100 feet high. It will cost about $ 20 , 000 . Mr. Dixon. if the building Tbe building was designed by Tlie Republican Congressional nomina ting convention for tbe first congressional district assembled in Bnltiiyue on Thurs day last. A letter was read from lion. Jacob louie, of Cecil, positively declining a nomination, when Henry P. Cecil, was unanimously noimnaqd tbe republican candidate for Coni from tlie first district. Torbert, of IIS A Wife Poisoner to he Hi ng. —-Ben jamin Tcachout lias been found guilty of poisoning bis wife at Eagle, Wyoming county, New York, and sentenced to be bunged on tbe 18t!i of November Tcachout is a farmer in good circumstan ces, sixty years old, and lias long member of church. II valid, and it appear« that lie poisoned lu*r because he thought she Later advices from New Orleans give the origin of the disturbance there on Tu esday night. The negroes were the ag gressors, and smashed in the windows and doors of two confectioneries, attempted 10 set tire to. were Wounded. next. been a 'ito was an in was a burden. One they Several persons Loyaj Oomi'li.munts.— Butler's compli ment that liingbum is an acknowledged " lady killer," is returned by Bingham in the declaration that no Butler in bis taking wavs. .an surpasses Eight hundred and twenty miles of the Pacific Railroad aye in operation. The road is expected tç be completed by the 4th of July next. Ilf Xl no The ".Sunday war" among the barbers of St. Louis has ended in the defeat of those who desired to close their shops oq Sundays. The end of the war has been brought abojit by the acquittal of one of the city barber^,' wlipse arrest bad beeq caused by those whq had agreed to closu on the Sabbath, on the charge of vjujotjoq of. the day. Intelligence from Buenos Ayres is tq the effect that a storm passed over that ci ty on the 13th of August, the day upoq which the terrible earthquakes visited (lie. west coast, and was attained jyith the. greatest loss that has occurred tljtspc fop some time. Numerous vessels were sqnl) in the hipbor, and several houses were blown down. John Upton, aged thirty-five years, while endeavoring to reach a freight train which was leaving the depot at Newark, N. J. at one o'clock Sunday jpornipg, stumbled over a high fyiqk rolled down, his neck foil upop tlje in front of the moving trahi. The wheels of the engine and tender passed over his neck, cutting the head from the body. An apparatus used to hoist bricks and mortar at a building on the corner of Can al street and Broadway, New York, fell Saturday evening, in consequence of a unbooked and un fortunately killed James Tobin and P. S. Ilay. both !..borers, tbelsidewalk was badly injured by the ful tackle-block beeotnin A boy standing on lin" bricks. it is said that tbe robbers who stopped the stage n«*ar Laclede Station, east of Salt Lake City, on the 25th ult. captured § 12,000 from Wells, Pargo & Co's Express alone. Tbe company have offered u re tho treasure, and $.>,000 for tlie bodies of the four robber.*», dead or alive. nrj of $ 10,000 f, w At Montrose, Conn, on Sunday, two <1 Hiram Hawty and Mortimer (Vofut had a dispute about a ladder, which resulted in llawty's shooting Crofut in tbo breast, dangerously wounding him. Cro* tut went home and got a gun and shot ITawfy in the abdomen, killing him in meu ua stantly. A gill of tell yon >'3 yeas Vjimriefetl at North Braneli, New York, j; few days ago, nuclei circumstances of peculiar atrocity. Her uncle, Noali Bigelow, was arrested on suspicion. It is alleged that after out raging fier person tlie fiend brutally mur dered her to conceal tbe crime. It is stated that a line of propellers is about to be established, to run between Washington and tbe Schuylkill coal re gions of Pennsylvania, carrying Cumber land coal from Washington. and returning witii that produced from the Schuylkill nn Tlie latest fashionable diversion in Par is is to spend an hour in tlie air in a bal loon, which is confined to the eartii by a Elegant Indies and gentle men take their afternoon airing thus in stead of on strong cable. Captain Robert Lincoln, eldest son of. mar ried by Risliop Simpson, on Thursday, to Miss Nellie Harlan, only daughter of Senator Harbin, at. tlie residence of the latter in Washington. the late President Lincoln was In Philadelphia on Sunday there was a great excitement at tlie Union American Colored Church. The congregation nus lninister and refused to The rioters were ted tlie. officiât in; allow him to pi ! arr There vas a violent snow storm in the region of Mount Washington. New Hamp shire, on We Tuesday, the 10th instant. The snow fell rapidly, and was measured in places to the depth of a foot and a half. Beverly Clark, charged with being gaged with ten others in a defraud tbe government in tbe post-office department, lias been committed for trial in tlie eastern district of Michigan Lord Monck lias been advised by cable of tbe appointment of Sir John Young Governor General of Canada. lend Monck on conspiracy tq ns He will will arrive in November. leave about November. A man and a woman have been ted in St. Louis, tbe former for possessing a bushel of bogus nickles and tbe lath t for having $4.0UU of counterfeit $2 trea sury notes. • nrres Thomas, the man who killed Kimberly at the Cincinnati rolling mill, by thrust ing a red hot iron through his body, lias been acquitted on tbe ground of justifiably homicide. The Atlantic cable is earning at the rate of $2,Oiltl,000 per annum in gold, equal to $2,000,000 in greenbacks, or at ttie rate of about fifty per cent, per annum on its cost. rnor Smith and five Republient) members of tbe Alahnm Legislature î n route for Washington with a to the President asking for troops. English papers state that Rev. Mr. Spurgeon has engaged himself to make a lecturing tour through this country during the present fall. At San Marino, ( are memoria) in Pinwiddie county, Virginia, n negro named William Starke, who can neither read nor write, lias re ceived tlie appointment of postmaster. _ Marsh hens are very abundant on tbo New Jersey marshes along the shore, tin; sportsmen have excellent amusement in shooting them. Several hundred head of stock cattle were sold at sheriff's sale lately in Gon zales Co. Texas, at $1, currency, per head. St. L< iis lins at length given up her artesian well, after going down some three quarters of a mile in a vain search for ter. wa hr. Francis F. Spring, of Boston, died of apoplexy, on Saturday last. 47 years old and weighed 550 pounds. S. O. ITateh. of Lebanon, N. II. raised three thousand bushels of potatoes from thirteen acres of land this season. A\ bile we arc complaining of the scar city of peaches, the crop in France is the largest ever known. I he New York Herald aptly declares that. "Brownlow is the real source of trou ble in Tennessee." A new hotel of large size, and to cost $800,000, is to hehuilt at Cape May. Bonding, Pennsylvania, claims to have forty thousand inhabitants. I liree negroes were admitted to the bar id *> 0.1 tli Carolina oil Wcdnesd-a He