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The I.ofW" ai the Charlemon Fire.
Mr. John Ursnop, ol the Franklin Insurauce
Company, returned from Charlestun
jesierdsy, where be has been lor two
necks past adjusting the losses ol the
Wheeling companies by the fire at that
place oo Ibe lHlb nl last montb, From
kls report we learn-that the losses of the
Wheeling compsuies are as follows:
Franklin $8,403 20; Fire & Marine
$4,311 40i I'eabody $3,454 IS; .(Etna
f3,247 93; German $3,755 58; Nail City
$4,037 40; Citizeus $3,500; total $38,708 84.
In udditiou to these losses of the Wheellug
companies, the State, ol Parkersburg,
lust $2,500; the Gerinanla, of Mew York,
lost $1,500; the Underwriters $500; the
Continental $1,130; the Flro Association,
ol Philadelphia, $403.80; the Huubury, of
ol Pennsylvania, $400; the Union, of Hal
liuiore, $5073; the Home, ol Columbus,
(500; the Atlantic and Pacific, ol Chlrign,
$304 50; the Hartford $102.50; the
Pa-nix liui.ou. Total 1038 ol all tbe compmlts,
Mr. Bishop estimates that Ibo loan pa not
covered by iusurauco will not exceed
tW.IHW Bo that the whole loss by the
tire will lull abort ol $60,000. The block
burned was remarkably well iusurcd.
Up lo this lime no movements have been
made lor rebuilding tbe burned district.
Tubhe will be a meeting to day of the
Directors of the Pittsburgh, Wheeling &
Kentucky Kailroad, at their olllce in thia
city, lor the purpoao uf winding up auch
UDliaisbed business as may need their atteutiou
prior to the annual election lor a
new Board. From all we can learn the
Directors are not Iu receipt of any additional
information from the managers of
the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati & St. Louis
Company iu regard to their views on the
condition and prospects of the Pittsburgh,
Wheeling & Kentucky road. It is not
therefore known what to expect Irom that ^
Company Iu the way of co operation iu
tbe spring in the work ol getting tho road
in order lor its superstructure. Meanwhile,
as we have noticed before, a meet- |
ing ol taxpayers is called at Wellsburg ,
lor Ibe 9th Inst., to take into consideration ]
tbe steps proper to be taken by tbe ,
Counties of Brooke aud Ohio, in view
of the condition of their road. We pre- ]
sume, Irom what we have seen in tbe 1
Wellsburg papers, that the question ol '
an out and out Bale of tho road to the J
Pennsylvania railroad, or Home otlmr Ml- ,
sponsible company,will be agitated. Such !
a aale has been already suggested aa the j
speediest, surest and most direct method
of extricating the road from its diiliculcultlea
and insuring its completion at an
early day. The people of the two counties
are not suupoaed to be in favor of any
further subscriptions to the capital Block. |
They would probably prefer to glvo away |
their investment as It now stands rather j
than vote an additional subscription. The
prospect lor dividends on the stock is si?
exceedingly remote in any aspect of the
question that the investment may be
called a donation. We shall not therefore
be surprised to see the Wellsburg meeting 1
declare in favor ol selling out the road
to some company prepared to go on in
the aprleg and'finish It.
Tub editor of the Moundsville National
is becoming belligerent. He has served
a notice on the editor ot tbe Democrat to 1
keep bis name out or his paper, and ac- 1
companies the notice with,tbe observa- 1
tiou that if he was a lighting character he '
would ere this have blown out the Demo- 1
crat man's brains. The latter, nothing '
daunted, replies by alluding to the JVa- 1
lional man as an idiotic editor, whobaan't I
any brains of his own that any body
knows of to blow oot. This sort of re- ;
partee is what is known as personal joor- ,
naliain. There ia a bad case or the Bauie J
style of journalism now in progress in the |
San Francisco papers. The editor of the
Chronicle called the editor of the Sun " a ,
bigamist and a liar," aud the Sun retorted ,
in severe terms concerning the mother ,
and sister of the editor of tbe Chronicle. {
The editor of the Sun is in jail on a i
charge ol libel, and there 1b a probability |
that the Chronicle man will soon be sent .
to keep him company. a. somewhat .
novel phase of the difficulty is the performauco
of a son ot the Chronicle editor, '
who entered the Sun office with a hatcliet '
and demolished the forms containing the {
libelous article aboat his grandmother
and aunts. We presume that this Moundsville
difficulty will yet take the shape of
a hatchet.
Whim our friend' Bishop was at 1
Charleston settling insurance 1 osses, his
Iscieuttnc tastes would assert themselves, 1
and accordingly we find lliat he baa
brought bomc a geological curiosity in the
shape ol a pelrllied Cactus leaf. It was i
uuearthed some time ago lu tbe neighborhood
ot Charleston, and is adjudged to be
the work ol ages. The Cactus la a tropical
plant, and does not grow wild In the
? uiguur mutinies. The argument there- 1
lore i> that the Kanawha Valley was once
a tropical or semi-tropical region. The ,
theory ol Captain John Com, the Artist i
anil Burveyor, with whom Mr. Bishop 1
fell Id, It that the earth at one period aud- '
denly reversed its inollou and thus i
changed Us former latitudes. We presume
that It was this ancient temperature
thai Colonel Bih. tin mi had in mind
when he made that allegorical and hyperbolical
statement about Charleston being
in a land o( perpetual summer. Colonel
But. himself Is a sort ot pre historic leafll,
and no doubtliadaDaawuiuit existence
In those days.
The Street Can >n Baltimore.
TUo enterprising street railway companioa
lu Baltimore make mora money In
bail than in good weather, at all street
railroad companies ought to. The following
Is the way they do it:
"In the city, the street cars of the OUy
Passenger Hallway lines, Governor Bowie,
double-teamed and salted the tracks; but
the Cltlzena' line, James Hagerty, swept
the tracki with the new 'snow scraper,'
which made the snow fly. The scra|ier
is a patent of Mr. Uagerty's. A small
Iron socket la fastened under the front
platform; an arm thiee leet long la hinged
in the socket, terminating with a steel
acrapcr. This scraper works upou a
hinge, so as to allow the car to be moved
backward or lorward. The scraper,
being placed immediately in front of the
wheels, removes the snow with great rapidity
and efleoliveneas. The results of
the scraper are two hones instead of four
to a car, a full line ol cars running, an absence
of slush In the streets from aaltlug,
and a saving in one day to the Company
Apropos to this subject of street cara
we notice the following extract from a
letter written by Gen. G. T. Beauregard,
who is president of the Mew Orleans and
Carrnlllon Railroad Company, to a gentleman
In New York:
"The tireless locomotives have now
keen In use two months on a portion of
that road ol about three miles. They have
resulted in a gain over horses of twenty
minutes to the round trip. They are more
mauageable than horses, being more readily
stopped and started, and give the driver
opportunity to make change and attend
to the passengers. They start with
IS.1) pounds pressure, make the round trip
of six miles, and get back to the starting
point with 40 to 50 pounds. One dummy
is equal to nine mules. A calculation lor
twenty years makes the running expenses
I a road with these engines one-fourth of
that of equal conveyance with mules."
The New York lyibunt remarks that
if these figures are near the true ones, the
Jays of street cars drawn by horses are
numbered. "We can Imagine nothing
that would have a greater tendency to
uake cities grow in spaciousness?that Is,
ipread out and allow everybody to have
t plenty of fresh air and plenty of room
rvcry way?than street cars run, as Gen.
3kau regard's are, without horses to be
rlghleaed, or steam to frighten horses."
Mesmeric Influence at Falrmoal,
A lecturer from Washington City has
jeen entertaining the people of Fairmont
with discourses on "the laws of Ills and
lealth," and also subjecting some of them
:o mesmeric Influence.
"One became as rigid as marble, and to
wove the genuineness of this action, he
vas placed wi|h his extremes rosting upon
'.hairs, at least five feet apart?a position
vhich he could not possibly have main;aiued
under ordinary circumstances?
tud then subjected to a weight of 175
pounds, without the least relaxation ol the
muscles. The same person, while under
this Influence, had a lancet thrust into
hin Itnnd nno.Miinl nf on InoK oml
uo indication ol anfleriug pain, jfany
utber wonderful experiments were perlormed,
but we have no space to particularise."
We should prefer not to be a subject of
meauieric influence at Fairmont. This
tiling of thrusting a lancet a third or an
inch into a man's band to test the delicacy
!>f his sensibilities seems to savor too much
]f the heroic practice for thi9 advanced
By the abolition of the franking prlviluge,
the Post Office Department saves
over $200,000 a year in its payments to
one railroad alone,?the Baltimore &
Ohio. In view of this fact, the people
can decide whether a nation that cannot
pay its expenses without Issuing a fresh
lot of irredeemable paper, can altord to
liave franking restored as a Congressional
perquisite. We know or no surer way
For a few Congressmen to commit a political
hari-kari than to introduce and
urge such a bill. II they honestly think
;hey ought to do ?o, let them go ahead,?
ind let their friends, If they have tears,
prepare to shed them.
Advance in Hinges.--A meeting ol the
EAstern Hinge Manufacturers was held
yesterday In Now York and prices were
idvanced 10 per cent on Straps and 71
[>er cent on Butts of all kinds. The
Wheeling Hinge Company was not rep eaented,
but we understand that they
will issue a card to correspond with the
idvance. The new card will be 30 distant
trom the list for Narrow Butts and
rable binges and 35 on reversible and
ooee joints. On Straps It will be 25 and
rj discount The demand lor binges is
rhe Second Ward School Building*
ro the Editor! of the Intelligencer:
In a former article it was stated that
ground had been purchased on the corner
ol (old) Fourth and Union streets as a site
lor a school house lor the Second Ward,
at a cost ol about $12,000, and that a Committee
or the Board of Education had decided
to report In lavor of a plan for a
school building, the estimated cost of
which Is about 120,000; and that with
furniture, furnaces, lencing of grounds,
etc., the total would approximate f40,000
?an amount larner by several thousand
dollars than the cost of any other school
premises In the city, and for the benefit of
> Ward whose school going population Is
leas than 200. It was shown, too, that the
yropned building would well accommodate
hill 500 pupils. The committed reported
as stated, and the Architect is nou
under instruction to prepare detailed
drawings and specifications In accordance
with the plan reported by said committee.
Now it shall be the purpose ol this article
to make known to the people ol this
goodly city ol Wheeling some Important
lacts which the writer has taken pains to
collect, and which should not be hlddea
under a bushel since they go to show the
unbounded and unn&ralelled liberalMu (ft.
of the Board of Education.
The public school Ifuililiigs of the city
already completed are provMod with alt.
tinga lor the aooommodallon of tall thirtyI
it hundred pupil*.
There ire, beeldee, moral unfurnithtd
ami unaenifiini nwou. The hJghott
number oi pupils ever known to Be In
attendance at one time, and thla qoly lor
one month, WH 3,934. Of thia number
8,874 were white and #0 colored. The
average monthly enrollment during the
last school year was 2,508; and the bv-crane
dally ftttond&ncl 2,14(1. Thus will
it be seen that there are, usually, more
than 1,000, and never less than 700 vacant
seats in the school houses !
In the First Ward ;achool house there
are said to be 150 or more vacant scats
and one or two uuforniutied rooms. This
school building of IimII is ample for (he
entire school going population of both
the First and Second Wards. And were
these two Wards united as one sub-district,
as I hey well might be, tliere would
be no utcMity, whatever, for the propoxtil
new school house in the SecouU Ward!
" lint," say the Second Warders, " we
pay school tax, aud because, forsooth, wo
are permitted to exist as a senarate
Ward, weareeutillcd to separate tchool
privileges, aoil wo aru not disposed to
end our cblldrcn into another Ward to
school be the accommodation ever so
ample. And then our poor children
would have no fur to go. Those in the
lower end ol the ward would have nearly
six squares to go. It matters not that
some of us do send our Jlttlo girls way
oyer to the Female College, and that the
walk is lor them a healthlul recreation;
but|to compel these poor children to
walk four or tlve squares to school would
be sinful. They jlou't need the exercise
nor: recreation. To such irresistible '
logic has the Board oi Kducatiou
succumbed, and a tax paying
constituency are to be bled to the extent
ol $40,000 or thereabout, lor an improvement
not needed, but simply lor the <7ratification
of a local prejudice / Liberality (?)
truly I Well may it challenge a parallel!
A thousand vacant uats and five hundred
more to be added Ihertta!! And with
what very remarkable unanimity, too,
this matter has beeu carried through the
Board ol Education! It is said that only
one member has had the audacity, the
temerity, toataud out agaiust the measure
Irom its inceptiou, on the ground that it
is an uncalled lor aud useless squandering
ot the people's money; and that one 01
two other members expressed themselves
as not fully satisfied that there exists any
necessity whatever for this improvement,
but yielded to the importunities ol the
members Irom Madison (2d and Tth
Wards) sub-district, so lar as to vote for
the purchase ol the $18,000 site; uot,
however, until pledge was given ou the
part ot the Madison members that only a
building sufficient for a primary school
(or the Second Ward would be demanded,
and that there would be no grasping for
the possessions ot their honest, though
Tioi uiiswpccimg neigiiuors. now well
this pledge has been kept the sequel
For the facia herein set lorth, so far us
they relate to attendance iu the schools,
the writer derives his information from
the reports which have appeared irom
month to month, and from the official records.
For the statement with regard to
the number of sittings in the school
buildings proper, his information comes
In part from other sources entirely reliable.
The figures will not be questioned.
For spreading these tacts before the
public at this particular time, circnmstances
furnish a sufficient justification,
and "Old Commissioner" holds himsell
responsible to public sentiment tor the
The cause of education is one which he
has ever had at heart, and there is no man
who would sacrifice more in order to elevate
the public schools of Wheeling, and
place them on a standard in point of cfllciency
with the best in the country. But
be candidly admits his utter inability to
see how this object Is to be accomplished,
or In the slightest degree promoted by
the building ot school houses at the cost
of tens o( thousands of dollars, while there
are now sufficient accommodations in the
houses already built for a thousand more
children than attend the schools. By a
proper dlstributlMi of the Bchool population
ol the city, which can readily be effected
by judicious divisions ol the city
Into sub-districts, irrespective of Ward
lines, there would be no ntrjunilu tnr npw t
school houses lor at least tea years to '
come. The Board ot Education has full 1
power under the law, and it la made a J
duty of this body to divide the district ol j
.Wheeling into ''convenient sub-districts, J
having reference to the school houses al- J
ready built," etc. But more anou.
Cid Commissioneh. 1
That Second Ward School Hcnue.-A I
Hint to the Wise.
Editors of tbe Intelligencer:
Without assuming that there ti no ne- ]
cemty for a new school house in the Sec- '
ond Ward, I beg, in all kindness and as a '
devoted friend of our public schools, that :
the School Board Btop and honestly con- J
sider the serious objections to going lurther ,
In the direction they have taken. Let '
them also remember that many of the ob- "
jectlons are widely known and earnestly J
discussed by people all over the city j and '
that tbo discussion has taken a range :
which may lead to ateps that will threaten 5
to bring every school In tho city to a dead
stand still.
The "evidence on the street" is that the
Board have made a great mistake in selecting
aa a site the old lanyard property,
at the corner of Uth and Chapllne (late
Union and 4th) streets.
It is said to be well known:
That when sinking post holes at the
upper aide of the lot, old tan vats were
discovered at a depth of tiro feet, extending
thence downward to an unknown
depth, and that from these vats tanned
hldea were taken In a state of nreaervation
and sold to J erry Sheppard. \
That at one time there vita a bark abed /
standing on poets, under which the cattle "
stood and shaded In the summer season. ?
and tbat.the topa of these posts are now
about even with tbe surface.
That on another part was a well seventy
feet deep, which la now boarded
over twenty lent below tbe sutfacc, and c
filled up with tan baric. j
That one of the late owners. IIr. Clem- t
ens, perhaps, in excavating lor a privy j
vault, bad to abandon It at a depth ol 3
seven leet, by reason of a constant Influx (
of water from tho well and surrounding a
porous made earth. I,
That on another portion of the lot j,
there once stood an Ice house 18x30 feet ?
in size and 18 feet deep. These may |,
serve to explain why that deairably lo- c
cated property has not long since been
built up, and it may be worth while to
inquire whether the house that now
stands there waa not kept Irem falling by
unusual appliances of wooden Bills, etc., ?
to keep the stone toundation from iroiug ?
"all thp way down." ? t
Now If tneee things, oVth'e ball ol them, >
bo true, what will idv linnm ... I
needless, cost tlie city on such ground 1 '
Usual estimates, I believe, are based upon 1
excavations three leet for foundation. l( a
the Board go on and blindly make contracts,
then there is no backing out, the
District must then go on and build, even
U wo have to go 20 feet for foondation I
walls, and there will be no end to ex- i
penditures. The foundation alone win 1
coet from $16,000 to |30,000. Now is the '
time to itop?tell the property, even If yoti t
in nit sell it IV ft alight HoriUot; yea, It
woip Wfcr to fflw it away tbia to build
thero. "will not say this proposed school
bouso is urged by parties who should employ
their tlrno quite difleromly lor the
pay th?y get; nor will I say it is a scheme
to divide aud add three more Commissioner!
to the Uoard lor a population not
nowilo great all in tome u[ tbe other subdlatrJctH,
nor .will 1 say other barah
things now, but I do say that inauy better
reasons thau any yet given must be ollcred
belore the Board can reconcile the building
of this bouse in this place, with economy,
necessity and good management.
The Iron Trade, Present and Future.
[Prom tlio Cleveland Leader of Wednesday |
The mere fact that on the 29th Instant
a'general meeting ol Western Iron manufacturers
was held at Pittsburgh, has been
briefly announced. Concerning what was
said and determined on at that meeting
the telegraph has been so vague and Indefinite
that the purposes of the conference
are as yet but very Imperfectly
understood. The substance ol the press
report ol the meeting was that the tnanu
faclurers agreed that the business ot the
put year had been done on tbe whole?t a
loss. Owing to the high price of ore and
labor, the constantly declining market and
the outbreak of the panic just at the tiuie
that the heavy autumn trade UJtially begins,
hut! combiued to make the year ono
ol unltorm loss to the Iron business. A
few mauutacturers with especial advantages
in respect to ore supply, special
markets, &c., bad perhaps squeezed
through with a small profit, but the vast
majority were poorer at the cud of the
year tUau at its beginning, and several
had tailed.
Under these circumstances it was unanimously
decided that rales should now
be advanced sufficiently to prevent future
losses. The mill owners who have kept
their, turnacea' slight lor a year past
merely to keep their workmen employed
?nd their machinery from going to wreck
through disuse, now leel that the market
baa reached a condition which should secure
them at least a visible margin ol
profit. It should be understood, more- i
over, that all through the recent depres- 1
iion the iron makers have been paying i
fur labor a higher rate than the 1
selling market justified. According,to 1
the labor system now prevalent, In' tho i
iron mills, the pay lor puddling, rolling, I
stc., 19 carefully adapted to the selling
price nf the product. Thus If merchant 1
iron Sells lor St. per lb. the dillerent 1
iinds ol labor Involved in its mauufac- '
lure are piid accordingly. II the market 1
jJvanct-s or declines the labor scale ad- I
ranees or declines iu proportion thereto. i
Now the fact is that whereas the irou
narketlias been ior months .as low as
!}c, the labor rate'paid Is the one hased <
}n a market ot 3 U-lOo. The manufac- '
iurers are therefore entitled to au advance I
)l tully half a cent in their selliug rate
without any advance lu labor. This dis- ;
parity between the wages paid and tbe
prices received has been one ot tbe |
ieavv burdens of the rwwt vear. and the i
ran masters naturally think that it is
,iine that the normal relations between
eceipts and expenditures be restored.
Does the present condition of the iron
narket justify this stand in favor of
ligker rates? Let us seo. .
During the pastsix months the demand
or iron in largo quantities by Western
railroads and dealers has been almost
;otally suspended. Consumption has gone
m steadily, although at a diminished rate,
md the large stocks ol iron in the hands
)f wholesale dealers and commission men,
is well as the working stocks of railroads,
oundries,ctc., have been exhausted. All
hese must soon come into the field again
is buyers. Meanwhile the iron mills of
he West, running on under bare poles, so
0 speak have turned their entire
jroduct into the Eastern markets,
diey have in this way taken control of
he Eistera trade, and driven English
ron entirely out ol New York and .New
England. Labor In England costs nearly
is much sow as it does in the United
1 tales. Coal Is becoming scucc and costy
there, and the British makes can no
unger compete wun IUOBO 01 ine unuou .
States for the American trade. Iron baa J
ieen sent from Pittsburgh to New Tork ,
luring tbe paat two months and aold at .
51S 00 per ton less than it could be
mported. New York auppliea the
nyriad manufactories ol New England '
rtth their raw material, and that heavy ,
ind constant demand has come to be filled .
>t last mainly from mills west of the ,
Uleghenies, The situation ia therefore 1
ilaiu. With the earliest impulse oi spring
ictivity?and the first of March is but J
hree weeks distant?there must come a
harp demand for iron from the West '
there the surplus is already exhausted.
Phe eastern demand will contimie aa long )
is western iron ia eheapcr than the iu- ?
lotted, and we may be ' sure that .the
Vestern mill owners, once In posaeaiion .
il the Eastern market aa they now are,
fill not sufler'it to be taken away. Undor .
his double draiu, East and West, there |
s a positive assurance of such a recovery V
n rates as certainly Justifies the manufacurera
now iu refusing, to accept large orlerafor
their fnture products, except as ^
object to tbe prevailing market at tho
ime ol delivery, Tho market cannot be ,,
Dwer, and theroia every reason to believe .
hat it will be higher. Tho decision of
ho Pittsburgh convention was based npon e
he facts above stated. The past haa been _
I long, dark year for the Iron makers,
rhey have sailed close to the wind and
;ept their prows to tho front. Tho signs .
II Inillpfttn tkat tlinn n?A nn??ln?ami\/ll)l.
.. iuuivuiu lubd iucj ojc Ul'ailUgDUlwm- -J
r waters and sunnier skits. e
Ettremo Cruelty. t
Cincinnati, Feb. 0.?A case of extreme 1
ruelty developed to-day by Coroner "
italey on the 27th ot January. A woman 9
lamed Caroline Benny, while iu child c
ilrtb was ejected irom hsr room by Con- ?
table Hetlermau lor non payment ot rent. 1
>n hor way to a bouse in Culvert street u
be gave birth to the child, which died c
ut night. The woman was thrown out r
nto the rain without clothing. Judge 11
'reedeu is said to be mixed up in the at- J
iir as agent tor the houso rented. The 1
oroner will hold a thorough investigation J
A $500 Fine.
ii n . ~ . ... t'-ll.l
uai.timohk, i'd). u ?10 luo 1- ullou s
Hates District Court thin morning, Jas. i
i. Mason, Indicted lor striking from the c
lells the list ol fourteen colored persons, |
vaa found guilty and lined $500. t
In the case of J. B. Hackett, Indtcted
or Intimidating voters, a nolle prouquc g
(as entered on payment of coats, r
imouutiug to |S00. t
Hans. ! J
cambiums, Mass., Fob. 0.?John c
Jubby was hanged hare to-day (or the 1
purder ol. Uia laUier-ln-law Bobcrt (JueR- 1
jr. Just belore the drop lell he cried out, |
'I ldUed Bob. Quegly, I forgive every- e
)oay. t
(tf/ tbo Western Union Lino.
?m?v Nortuwoat cor. of Main and Monro* ?! )
Washington, Pel). 0.
j fcjenatoi Morrill, ol Maine, submitted a
resolution lixing the compensation of
witnesses summoned before tbo Senate
by tbo Investigating Commissioners at
lour dollars per day, and Ave cents mileage
each way lor traveling expenses.
Agreed to.
Mr. Morrill submitted a resolution directing
the Committee ou Agriculture to
communicate to tbe Senate a report of
Geo. P. Marsh on irrigation. Agreed to.
On motion ol Mr. Stewart tbe IIouso
bill amendatory of au act to provide for
the removal ol tbo Flat Head and other
Indians In Montana Territory, wu taken
up and passed.
On motion of Mr. Buckingham the bill
in rnlallnn lunmiiiu i>
? IV uiiuutiva noa uaoa^Ui II
provides that all who collated lutUe army
under a proclamation ol May 3J, and previous
to August 1801, be paid a bounty
of one hundred dollars, providing the
same baa not already been paid.
The resolution ottered a lew daya ago requesting
tho Postmaster General to inform
the Senate bow many contractors tor tbe
transportation ol mails bad mora iban
(lvc contracts, and wbat legislation is
necessary to sccure the services ol bonatide
contractors, was on motiou ol Mr.
Bcott taken up. Agreed to.
The morning hour having expired, the
Benate resumed consideration ol tbe bankrupt
bill, the pending amendment being
that of Sherman's, to fix 00 instead ol 40
(lays aa the time when persons mentioned
in the :19th section ol the bill should be
deemed bankrupt.
The yeas and nays be'mg ordered, tbe
amendment was rejected by a vote ol 20
to IB.
Mr. Allison moved to amend tbe 39th
section so that it would require one-third
Jf the number ol creditors, representing
it least one-ball tbe amount ol the debts, ,
to lorce a person into bankruptcy, instead :
Jl one-quarter of the number of creditors ,
ind one-third ol the amount of the debts, .
is recommended by tbe committee. j
Mr. Thurman Baid the clause now pro- |
posed to be amended bad been subjected
;o severe criticism in the committee, and ,
ifter carelul consideration one-fourth ol ,
;he number of creditors anil nnn-ihlnl nf
ie amount-of the debts had been agreed j
ipon. ,
Mr. Allison's amendment was rejected.
The Chair announced as a member
if the committee to investigate the
iiangement ol the government of tho Disrict
ol Columbia, Mr. Morrill, of
Hainc, in place ol Mr. Conkling.
Aller uno or two verbal amendments, 1
he 39th sectioaof the original bankrupt '
aw, as amended and reported by the Ju- J
liclary Committee, was agreed to by the 1
fenato, with the exception ol filling the f
ilank as to the time when the provisions '
>1 the sections should apply to all cases ?
if compulsory or iuvoluntary bankiuptcy. *
Mr. Edmunds said he desired the Sen- 1
itors to look over this portion of tho bill, 1
>o that the blank could be flUed berealter. 1
The other amendment presented by !
Ue Judiciary Committee were agreed to 1
is reported, with a few verbal changes. '
The Committee's amendments, as passed 1
ly the Senate, fix tho time at 40 days, c
within which a banker, broker, merchant, c
rader, manufacturer or miner who lias 0
lopped or suspended and not resumed J
he payment ol his commercial paper, J
iball not "be deemed a bankrupt, and pre
cribes that fees, commissions, charges '
ind allowances, excepting actual aud
iecessary disbursementa to be made by
ilUcers, agents, marshals,messengers, as- s
igueea and registers, in cases ol bank- r
uptcy, shall bereduced to one-half of the j
allowance heretofore provided (or. The |
(ustlces of the Supreme Court who are to \
nalie new rules and regulations in res- i
lect to the law, are empowered to cou- c
olidato tho duties of register, assignee,
narshal and clerk, to reduce the cost ot
ihargeB, to the end that prolixity and
lelay and unnecessary expense may be
ivoidcd. ?i.
MrdHmunds offered a new amendment ,
:oncernIng the jurisdiction in the bank- ,
npt cases in any Circuit Court ol i
he United States, which was agreed to. ,
le had also oflered an amendment dis- ,
tensing with personal service ot notice in
ill cases of claims not exceeding $50, and
iroviding, in cases where the amount j
hould be under that sum notice could be n
;iven by publication in newspapers.
Igreed to. Lie also ollered au additional .
ection to the bill, providing that it should s
le the duty ol the Marshal ol each dis- t
rict in the month ol July in each year to ?
eport to the Clerk ol the District Court
a tabular form to be prescribed by the j
ustlcca ot tho Supremo Court ol' the r
Jnited States.
1st. The number oi cases in bankrupty
in which warrants have come to his
3d. How many such warrants were reurned
with fees, costs, expenses and
moluments thereof. u
3d. Total amount of all other tees,costs, r
xpenses and emoluments earned and re- q
eived by him during the year from or in t
espect to any matter in bankrupUy. t
4th. A summary statement of such fees, o
osts and emoluments, exclusive of actual |:
iisbursements in bankruptcy, received or i
arned during the year. c
Sth. A revised statement ot all the ac- T
uai uuuureeincnu >n such cases; also re- ti
[Uiring every register to report in like ti
nanner the number of voluntary and
ompulsory cases In bankruptcy' coming
iefore him during tho year, the amount
>1 assets and liabilities ot the bankrupt;
ho late per cent, ol all dividends detared,
and the dispoeltlon of all such
ases. lie is required to make a similar B'
cturn to the Clerk ol the Court in the P
aonth of August each year, who is retired
to transmit to tho Attorney e
Jcneral's olllce all pending and disposed a,
il dividends declared, the disposition of d
ises, whether any officer has failed to 11
nuko Lis report, etc. Any violation ol '
his section can be punished by dismisal
from ofll(\p Anil tho nartv iiflon.lito.
?1U tw guilty of a misdemeanor, ami
ipon conviction bo fined not more than
K>00, or by imprisonment not|excceding "
me year. The section was adopted. c
Mr. Tliurman offered an amendment to J1
ibollsh the office of Register In bank- '
uptCT and aiithorlzlng the several Dl?- J
rict Courts to make suoh orders and take '.
inch atepg as may be necessary to ad- y
adicato and dispose of all suit*, matters
>r proceedings in bankruptcy now paring
before such registers; alio, giving
ilstrlct Courts power, where ltmayap- i
Xar necessary or adviuble, to appotat (
ipecial commissioners to perform any of 1
he datlei heretofore performed by Reg- t
Utera; that such powers bo exorcised by
Judges in chambers; had that no fees or
compensation shall bo paid to any commissioner,
except such as shall be tllowod
by tho Court.
Mr. Morrill, ol Maine, said be desired
to bo excused bom serried on the Commlttco
to Investigate the District ot
Columbia, for the reason that he was on
three committees already, ona of which
was of snch importance as to exact all
his time. It was thereloie out of the
question for him to servo on both District
Investigation and Appropriation Committees.
Also that the acceptance of the
former would necessitate bis resignation
ol tho latter, and he therefore asked to be
excuscd from service on it. Qe was excused.
Mr. Sherman entered & motion to reconsider
the vote by which the Senate had
agreed to the resolution ordering au investigation
into tho District ot Columbia
Sovornment by a joint committee of the
louse and Senate. He said there had
been much trouble In having Senators to
servo on this committee and he thougbt
it would auswer every purpose to have
tho investigation conducted by the House
committee of Ave members.
Fending tho discussion of Mr. Thurman's
amendment to abolish registers, the
Senate went into Executive session and
soon after adjourned.
This being private bill day, a number
of private bills were roportod and acted
upon. Oso to allow th? Secretary of War
to change on the army register the nuna
of John R. Stepa, Captaiu'of the 4tli inlautry,
by which name he hail culiated, to
J do. LhuIh: Delaubepels, his real name,
was passed.
A bill to pay Joseph .T. Petrie, of IlliDois,
$5,000 in lecognltien ol his heroic
and successful effort In rescuing from
starvation and impending death, tbe
traiu ol emigrants snowed lu between
Sierra Nevada, and Trinity Mountains, in
November and December 1849; and in i
tbe payment of his expenses and losses
iavo ride to considerable discussion in the i
Oouimitteo ol the Whole,1 Mr. Kasaon in I
the Chair. It was flually agreed to and <
the Committee ruso.
A proposition to have to morrows sea- (
iion set apart lor debate only, and which t
required a unanimous censent was ob- j
lected to by Mr. Kusk, and he declined (
to withdraw the objection, declaring that
tie was in lavor of economy and wanted
to stop the printing of the sessions in the
Congressional Record. Alter the passage
3l a number ol private bills tbo propo- i
iitiou for the session for debate to mor- i
row resumed, when Mr. Husk with drew
iia objection, and no other objection was
made. The House then adjourned.
The Trotting Turf.
New York, Feb. 0.?The National (
issociation for the promotion of the in- B
eresls ol the American trotting turf,
vas in session yesterday. It was resolved J;
hat a Que of $100 should be imposed j
or changing the name ol a horse, to- '
;ether with suspension or exoulsion. *
Mso that the full name and postofflce c
id dress ol the owner be entered. Rule ?
18 was amended to make the driver's
ee $50 maximum in cose of his hiring ,
l substitute, and tu prevent his being '
>u nished in case of his refusing to act ?
is a substitute, except ordered by the e
udges, who may expel him, subject to r
he decision ot the Court of Appeals,
iule OG now starts as follows: "When:ver
a horse shall have distanced all
ampetftors in a one heat race It is con:luded,
and the winner shall receive the
tire purse and stake; if there a(e four
lorses entered, and only two start, the ?
hird and ionrlh money reverts to the K
Association." e
The hat and cap workers continue on e
i strike, and only a few ol the smaller
nanufacturers manifest a willingness to ?
lay the increased rates. c
|Nkw York, Feb. 0.?Edwin Booth, the
veil known actor, has tiled a petition in e
tankruplcy. Among the liabilities is a t
ilalm ot Uakes Ames' estate for $100,000.
Coujnos, Feb.- 0.?In the House this
ifternoon bills were introduced providing
hat county auditors shall keep a book C
lesignating additions and deductions 1
rom taxes; to give the minority of a cor- a
loration which has not received a HIiH. ?
lend lor three years the right to dissolve I
ho corporation. k
Most of the day was spent m filibuster- tl
ng over a resolution to adjourn till next a
ruesday. The motion was defeated. e
In the Senate the House joint resolution n
leclaring that the General Assembly t
hall only adjourn from day to day, and fi
hat the session shall be brought to a close 8
a soon as practicable. e
Governor Allen to-day appointed Dr. I
oe>Paracrine, ot Millcrsburg, Surgeon a
)eneralol Ohio.
San Fhancisoo, February 0?The teati- ?
aony taken belore the Legislative Com- n
aittce of Investigation Into the oliargea
1 corruption in the late Senatorial eleoion
last night tended strongly to Bupport _
he assertion that no money or promiiea b
( reward wero given by Booth or his J
rienda to Becure or influence his election,
'he investigation is very searching and ,
overs a wide range, and thus far Baruck,
;ho is the complainant, has failed to esablish
the charges made. The lnvestlga- '
ion will be resumed next Monday. jj
Cincinnati, Feb. 0.?Mr. Campbell's
ubstitute, glring the Governor the veto
ower In appropriation bills, the same to ?
o reversable by a majority of the Gen
ral Assembly, was passed to the second Utage
In the Constitutional Convention to- B
lay, and ii now subject to further amendlent
only by reference to a committee
rith instructions to amend.
Five inches ol snow Tell here to day. o
Railroad Collision.
New York, Feb, fl.?'Two cars of the
Ight express train from Washington beams
detached near Mew Brunswick this n
aorning, The engine was slowed up and u
lie detached cars crashed into the train
mashing two ol the platforms and slight-'
y bruising some ol the passengers, among
rliom was Senator Contilng.
Fatal Doner' Explosion. , 2
Norfolk, Feb. 0.?The steam boiler 1
a Balrd & ltopers shingle mill, Deep 6
Jreek, eight mllea from here exploded li
ast evening, killing fonr persons tod 2
mdly scalding four others. ti
parliamentary elections.
London, Feb. 0.?In the Parliamentary
elections held yesterday the Oomemtlves ,
gained one seat In Belfast, Oorer, Gramend
and Northampton. The Liberals
gained a seat lor Dumfriesshire and one .
for Coventry. Home Rulers were elected
from Drogheda and Weford. In the last 1
Parliament these two places were represented
by Liberals. The Marquis of Lome I
Is returned from Orgyleshlre. The first t
report, that all the Liberal candidates (
were elected in Glasgow, Is Incorrect.
Later returns show that the Conscrva- .
tires gained one seat So far 420 mem- J
bers of the new Parliament have been l
clected. Of this numbfcr 327 are Con- {
aervatlves and 198 Liberals and Homo J
Rulers. Conservatives have been chosen t
for sixty-one seats occupied by Liberals J
In llio last Parliament, and twenty-lour i
Liberals have ousted Conservatives.
probable success op tue conservative
party. ii
London, Feb. 0.?The Tima this moru- \
Ing says it is ovident that the country has
returned an adverse answer to Gladstone's
appeal. The election in Ireland may {;
sbow unlooked for resnlts, bnt nothing 1
Is likely to restore the losses ot the Liber- ti
al party In Great Britain. Disraeli Is p
bound to accept the office of the Govern- K
ment, following his example In 1808, and
resigns without awaiting the reassembling
of Parliament. 11
The Pott in a similar strain says, "The d
blunders of the Government are far more a
than average, and its exercise of the power u
has been as absoluto as it has been India- g
apuIa niul it !? ?! - ' ?' "*
v.?.?i ? ? iiHiuniciiBr wneioer aayene
result! of the election ue dun to the "
policy In the paat or uncertainty regard- 1
log the policy ol the Government In the si
tuture. i?
Baron Mayer de Rothschild died to- Of
&)nseivative? were elected in West- ?.
minster yesterday. The representatives R
in the last Parliament were Liberal-Conicrvative
and Liberal.
The city ol London returns Messrs. w
3ottou, Lubbard and Twills, Conserva- V
Ives, and Griffith, Liberal. In the last r,
Parliament lour ot the members lor the ?.
sity were Liberals. g[
Paius, February G ?M. Buffett was to- ?
lay re-elected President of the National n,
isscnibly. . : be
News From the West.
Omaha, Feb. 0.?Charles Fcldman was
[nocked down and robbed of six bunded
dollars last night. Three men who
lid it have been arrested. !c
There has been no detention on the JL
Jentral Pacific railroad on account of V.
now. J
Orders have been received at head- J.luarters
of the Department ol Platte, relucing
the funds for the payment of civil- JJ.
aij employees from 18,000 to $5,000 per
liuuiu. *mo win uc a ueavy Dlow to T
nany ol them being at remote points un- \r
ble to travel. The order will include
he telegraph operators in the Govern- "P
aent employ, which will leave the Ironier
posts without this modo of communiation,
which is at all times important, *
specially so in view of the reported up- '?
itiing contemplated by the Indians.
Weather Report. !?'
Orriosor tai Cunr Sioiul omen, > ur
Wuuikotuk, 1>. 0., Feb. 6.-8:00 r. K. r
For Saturday in the Middle and Eastern
itates, northeasterly winds, with snow, ml
xcept In Uaine. la
For the lake region, northwest winds, St
lacking to northeast, with cloudy weath- 6 I
rand snow. 01
For tho Ohio Valley and Southern ch
Itatra, northwest to southwest winds, W
loudy weather and light rain or snow, sp
For the middle Atlantic States, north- lq
aaterly winds, with snow or posBibly ?
aln. aft
For the western'Gult States, diminish- ne
ng northwesterly winds and higher tem- he
lerature. w<
..If * ml
Franklin Savin* Fund Case. M,
Philadelphia, Feb. 0.?In the District rel
Jourt to-day, in the Franklin Saving
Fund case, the counsel tor the petitioners
aid that upon looking at the investment ,
ccounts they found on the debit side ,n
;150,000 and on the credit side $500,000,
opt in lead pencil and subject to altera- B2
ion. It was very important that they #5
hould inspect all the books to see wheth- ij.
r such alteration had or had not been Bn
ladu. They thought it highly probable .
hat the books had been tampered with, ,
jr on the very day tho injunction was
erved they showed transactions to the ??
xtent of $10,000. S,
(Judge Oadawallader adjudicated the in- r?,
iitution bankrupt. w
Incientllaiy Caught. ^
Memphis, Feb. 0.?Jno. McCarthy, the 8,1
ncendiary, was captured near Como, an
liss., this evening, by some young men
esiding there, and brought here.
IcCarthy admits being in Uie shops that
ight, and having a row with the watch- ^
lan, who attempted to prevent his burn- Bh(
jg the books, and papers or the master mc
lechanic, but denies that be fired the an
Uildlng. Arson is a capital crime Bti
this 8l#te. tali
!|( FaoklBf EitabHibmeat Burned. ^
Cincinnati, Feb. O.?A poultry and \V
Kg packing establishment, owned by V. eel
l, Farr, at SpriDgfleld, O., was destroyed
y fire last night. Loss about $3,000; inured
lor $2,500. A stable adjoining be- ,
>cging to P. A. 8chindler, wss also n,
urned. loss about $200. JJj
Executed. S'
Westkikstbr, Md. Feb. B -Joseph wt
7. Dawes was executed to day for the qq
lurder oi Abram Lynn in April 1872. _]
[e coniessed the crime. pe
ReildniiM Hi""-'
^Little Rock, Feb. 0.?The residence
rHei"X;|fwiaWM burned this morning, i
l08s $a,SOO. Insured lor |1,500. L.j
Racei Pontponed. q?
Savannah, Qa.p Feb. 0.?A heavy rain qui
lakes it necessary to postpone the races Me
dtll to-morrow. Ba
? > Bu
Toledo Market. 8%
Tolkdo. Feb. 0 ? Flour? Quiet and w
nchanged. Wheat?Dull and lowqr;
mber Michigan, 11 481;' February
II 40J; March $1 604; April $1 SO; No. I
red, fl #8; No. 2 red $1 47. Cow? tol
IleaJy and higher; mixed OCJc; new C2ic; N(
bw mixed new 01 Jo. . Oat*?Steady; No. GSi
47Jc. Hogs?$7 00a7 05, the latter 48.
or fresh. Clover jeed?1512. for
wimim to act u Ax*aUCOMMERCIAL
New York Honey and stock MarketNbw
York, Feb. 0.?Monk??Very
easy at 3a4 per cent. Prime butlneae
notes are taken it Ga? per cent.
SrkBtiKoExcBAnas?Heavy at $4.84
[or 00 days, and |487a4 87} for light.
Dustoms receipts (718,000.
Qoi.D-Strongor, closing at 1U|. Carryng
rates at 2a5 per cent. Treuury iliararsements,
|S48,000. Clearings, |!4,100,0000.
Jutted States 6a ol 1681, coupons 1M
rire-Wreatlos (188?) JJSX
'lve-twenttM (1864) 11JX
Ive-twentlet (1866) U1K
Ire-twenties (186ft) new J}'X
Ivo-twentles 0887) }}?<
1ve-mcnttet(1868) 1J2?"
'on-lortloa IU.H
oneucj hum iij
State Bonds?Quiet and nominal.
t.Carolina, tew.. 18 Virginia,mw. it
litaooit Virginia, olU MK
eaneaioc,old til'; N. Carolina, old tax
nutatae, new.... 81.*
Stocks?Strong with to advance in
rices of i to 8( per cent up to the second t
loard, when & reaction of t to | percent
>ok place in the general list and l|a3
er cent in Harlem and Michigan Central.
'oward the close - the market became
trocg, and recovering some shares cloaig
at the highest point of the day. The
eallng was well distributed with more
ctivity in some low priced shares than
snal. At ttfo final close the market was
rm 111 till! orottf nnoA rtf
eased earnings of a number of railroads,
he sales between ten and two o'clock
counted to 98,000 shares, ot which 18,000
ere Western Union; 8,000 St Paul; 86,10
Lake Shore; 8,000 North Western,
referred; 4,500 North Western, comon;
4,000 Rock Island and 4,200 in
oeton, Hartford and Erie.
ealern Union.... 76,V SfPaul preferred. 7tX
lama Bxpreaa... US Wlbub tdx
ella, Fargo & Co. 75V Wabaih preferred, 7U
nerlesn MX It. Whim 93If
altedStatca 71 TerreHaute 14*
cl lie Mall 41li do preferred 30
Y.Cestral 104 Chicago St Altou.,109
le 4aX Ohlc. < Alt.ptd...lUX
le preferred 76 Ohio & ?tt? 31,V
irlem l*lx Clm?.,Ool. ? Ota. MX
irlom preferred..126 Barllrgt'n t Qaln.ll")
Ichlgan Central.. 9J Lake Snore 8t,H
eve. JSfllt! 89V Indiana Central... SIS
irtowcetcrn..... 69v llllnota Central...loss
jrthweatern pfd. 74V UnionPac.atock.. S4X
Kklaland 107X Cant'l Pae^onda. 95X
J. Central 106X Union Pac. lionda. sax
. Paul 47,'(
Chicago Market.
CniCAOO, Feb. 0.?Flour?Dull and
imlnal; extra spring quotable at f5 50a
00. Wheat?Dull and lower; No. 1
llcago spring $ 133; No. 3 do $181 cash;
231 March; $125} April; No. 3 do $116;
jectcd $1 10. Com?Dull and unsetid
and lower; No. 2 mixed 57c spot;
arcli OCJc; rejected old 52a53c; new
jc. Oats?Dull and lower; No. 2,41c
sh; 42}c March. Rye?Quiet and unungetl
No. 2 fresh 83Ja83c. Barley?
eaily No. 3 spring $1 Mai 60; No. 2
riug fresh $1 78al 80. Fork?Opened
.11 and closed active and firtn; $14 40.
ird?Steady at f 9 00 cash; |9 20 March
i 37} April. Bulk Moats ? Steady;
onlders 5}c; short rib middles 7jc; abort
;ar7!c, all loose, spot; MarcliabouUi
;her, and April i higher than spot.
:essed Hogs?Steady at $6 60 heavy;
ht $6 70. Whisky?Fair demand and
m at 80c.
New York Market.
New York, Feb. 6.?Cotton?Dull;
iddllng uplands 15jc. Flour?Dull, and
buyers' favor; superfine western and
ate $5 OOaB 10; common to good $6 40a
55; good to choice $0 70a7 00; extra
Mo $0 40a8 00. Rye Flour?Unanged.
Whisky?Lower at 991ca$l 00.
heat?Dull and lower; No. 2 Chicago
ring $1 54al 57. Rye?Quiet. Barr?Scarce,
and held very firmly. Corn
Dull and lower; new western mixed
oat 80a83c; new western 88a84c;
w white western 85c. Oats?Opened
avy and closed a shade firmer: mixed
stern 02a02Jc: white western 02a884c;
xed western in store 02c. Coffeeare
active. Sugar?Firm; fair to good
InlDg 7|a8c.
Cincinnati Market.
Cincinnati, Feb.O.?Cotton?Qniet at
Jc. Flour?Dull, $7 00a7 25. Wheat
Dull, (1 45al 50. Corn-Quiet, 80a
s, Oats?Steady, 48a54c., Rye?Steady,
c. Barley?Quiet; fail $1 Glial 80. Eggs,
itter and Cneese?Firm. Pork?Dull
d nominal, $1525al5 50. Lard?Weak;
lea of steam 9c cash and buyer Michin
city; kettle Bales 0 M8c; country ket9c.
Bulk Meats?Dull, buyers asking
ucessions; sales of shoulders So oaah;
c buyer May; clear rib 7fa71c cash;
B buyer May; clear 8a8ic. Bacon?
eak; shoulders 7c; clear rib 8Jc. Hogt
Quiet; light grades lower, selling at
25a5 90: heayy. $8 10s6 25; receipt*
40; shipments 1,889. Whisky?Strong
d in good demand at 97c.
New York Dry Goods Market.
New Yuhk. Feb. 0.?The gesaral mart
is inactive but some departments
iw an improvement. Cotton goods in
iderute demand at current prices, which
i firm. Fancy prints and starting
lea in steady request Ginghams in
r demand. Cotloodea Improrlng.
au Ooodi in moderate request. Wool|
lor men's wear were rather actlra.
bite goods and Hamburg edgings are
ling more freely.
Philadelphia Market.
I'liiLADELPHiA, February 0.?Flour?
ill; super fti 25a5 75; Wisconsin and
nneaota extra family $6 75a7 60: State,
ilo and Indiana |7 7Ss8 25. Wheat?
ill; red $1 58al 66; amber f 1 65al 77;
lite $1 Mai 90. Iiye?Hold it 96c.
rn?Quiet; mixed yellow 77a78e. Oato
firm; whito 0UaC4c; mixed 67a80.
troleum?Crude ; Quiet at lie; reed
141c. Whisky?Held at >1 02.
Ilaltlmors Market.
Uii.TivoRi, Feb. 6 ?Flour and Wheat
ichanged. Corn?Mixed we*tern 80c.
,ta?Firmer; weiterri 53a65o. RVa?
ilot, 94a87c. I'rovinlous?Heavy and
iet Mesa Pork $10 BOalO 75. Bulk
ats?Shoulders CJc; clear rib tidea 8Jc.
con, Hams and Lard?Unchanged,
tier?Scarce; good to fine western roll
>87c; tab 83a40c. Ooflee?Unchanged.
Uiaky?Quiet, $1 00.
Cleveland Market.
JutviLAKD, Feb. 0/?Grain?Dull, inlive
and unchanged; No. 1 white $158;
>. 2 do |148. Corn?72a73c; new do
69c. Oats?Steady; SOc for No. 1 State;
3 tor No. 2 do. Petroleum?Firm; He
' itandard white car lota.

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