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Saturday'* Convention
The .Convention which met at tb
Court House on Saturday afternoon wa
of fair proportions as to numbers and th
city and county diatricU were well repre
rented. Ah will lie seen by onr local rc
IKirt the delegates choseq fairly repreaen
the constituent elements of the Kepuh
lican party in this.district. .The memIters
chosen and appointed were fire fron
each district and fifty from the county ul
large, making an even hundred. * The
delegation is not only large and reapec
table in point of numbers, bin i? cuu.jn*.
of the beflt and most active workers in
the.party, whoso only effort will be to select
good and true men in the formation
of the State ticket.
TiiK S/eubenriJle IJerald .entered. 911
the aerent/'firat year of it* existence or
the l.'Uh in.Ht. May it livo long and
l?ros|K?r. _
Mb.1". Henrietta B ratty, wife of tin
venerable Dr. C. C. Beatty, formerly 0
theSteubenville Female Seminary, <liei
at Athens, 0., on Friday laat. ' .
Tnx Fifth Annual Fair of the^Vood
County Agriculturaf*aud Mechanical Aa
Hociation, will be held at Fttrkersburg
commencing on September 12th anil con
tinuing four days. Six thousand dollar
in premiums are ofl'ered.
Tub Democratic Senatorial Conventiol
iuef at lfkrrisville, in. .Ritchie county
on Thursday, and nominated E. M. Tur
ner, of Jlarrison county, for the Stat
Senate. Mr. Turner inado a speech 01
national uflairx, but MAitl nothing abou
State matters.
The Republicans of the Second Con
gressional District publish a call in thi
morning^ ImxLLiaEMCSK for a ponver
tion to be held at Grafton on Friday, th
23th day of July,tor the purpose of noui
inating a candidate for Congress an
transacting such other business as ma
properly come before it.
Tub Chicago Tribune publisher
variety of reports from Northwest#
Illinois going to show that the whei
and barley crops in that region have bee
almost totally destroyed by chinch bug
As an ofTdct to this, however, it is grat
fying to have the assurance that "tli
corn and oat crop rests' on a solid bas
of ascertained facts*," and that the- yiel
of both will be among the largest u
record. N
National Executive Committkk.Secretary
Chandler, Chairman of the Ki
publican National Committee, has ai
nounced the following,as the Executn
Committee'to'have s'pecfal charge of tl
Presidential campaign: A. B. Cornel
New York, Chairman; John M. Forlw
Massachusetts; Marshall Jowell, Connect
cut; George A. Jlalsey, iS'ew Jersey; >vn
H. Kcmble, Pennsylvania; Wm. E. Chant
ler, New Hampshire; Charles ,C. ^ultoi
Maryland; Edward 1*'. Noyes, Ohio; Wn
Cumback, Indiana; James T. Koultt, III
noin; C. J. Filley, Missouri; George (
Graham, California; John T. Averil
Minnesota; John J. Patterson, Soul
Carolina; John Y. Stone, Iowa; F.lisl
Enos, Wisconsin; The headquarters
the committee are established' at Ne
York city and Chicago.
The motto of great business men is
avoid all alliance with unlucky peop]
It is said of the late A. T. Stewart th
no amount of business capacity or into
lectual training on the part of apy rat
compensated for bad luck. In 'this r
spect ho was a fatalist, believed in tl
aphorism that it was letter to be boi
lucky than rich, and he avoided the mi
whose natal star was of unlucky omen:
he would a pestilence.
If iltara i<*?nvaiif>h nreiudict) orstlDe
Billion among politicians, the work of t
St. Lo u to Convention is already eho
of itssupposcd Btrength in the nominnti
of Mr. Tilden. Tho State of New Yoi
hart hail more than any other stale, ah
and distinguished aspirant*, but only 01
Van Buren, ever became President, ai
he was terribly beaten when nominal
for re-election: hi* own state goil
against btm. There iraa Aaron Bui
who sold his' JionoV *for the pri
and was 'beaten. Two of the Cli
tons, Daniel D. Tompkins, Ruft
King, Millard Fillmore, Seward, M
Clellan, Sovmour and Greeley, o
strove for the Presidency. Fillmore w
the only one who reached it. and he w
elevated from the Vice Presidency by tl
accident of the death of Qen. Taylor. I
wvs nominated for the Presidency
1850, and received the electoral vote
only one State. Five Governors ;df Ni
York have aimed at the Executive chi
of the nation, and not one of them i
reached it. It will be contrary to i
precedents if Mr. Tilden does not add t
sixth to the list. New York has pier
of great men, but there soems to Iks cc
tftant misfortune attending their Pre
dential aspirations. Evidently the E
piro State is not the. most propitious
the countrv to which to look lor Pre
dential timber.
The Fullureu lor tlie I'iwt M
noutlis of 1970.
We publish from the'semi-annual c
cular of Messrs. Dun, Barlow & Co.,
the New York l^Iercafltile Agoncy, I
following figures showing the number
failure.'* throughout the United Stat
and Canada for the first two quarters
tho present year together with 1
amount of liabilities, comparing t
name with the corresponding figures.
No. . Amoi
1870 ? 01,000,
No, * , ' Aiuoti
?S76 ....1,791 43.000,
Sil JMi.
No. Amou
"2 - ? 171,000,
"70 ....J 07,000,
This shows a startling increaso, be
at the number of lailftres and amount
liabilities for tho six months just cc
eluded, but attention is drawn to the fi
that this increase mainly occurred In t
first quarter of the year. Although t
fgures for the three months justclos
are somewhat larger than those in t
quarter of 1875, therein
mwked decline in tho figures lor the ?
X.quaI?r of the current, year,
other words, the number 6f failures in t
l&fit three months are lew In number by
1,000 than in the preceding three month*
* oflhia year, while 'the Habilitief ahowla
: decline of $21,000,090, both item* *howing
an improvement of over forty per,
cent. This variation is greater than ever
e before in the name period,and haupilv in
e thin instance tho variation is in tho right
c direction. The liabilities for the six
quarters already published aro as fol*
lows: 1876?First quarter, $43,000,000;
" second quarter, $33,000,000; third quart
ter, $54,000,000; fourth quarter, $70,000).
000. 1876? First quarter, $04,000,000;
second quarter, $43,000,000. By adding
these together the liabilities of each quar1
ter will average over $61,000,000 j?er
- quarter, so that thu liabilities of the
i quarter just closed ($43,000,000) are
$8,000,000 leta than the average.
Notwithstanding the large increase for
the six months which the above figures
imply the marked declino in failures for
. the past quarter affords soinoencourager
rnent to the belief, now very generally
entertained, that we have seen the worst
ofleets of the present depresaion, so far
as casualties of . this character are con'
cerned; Jt is true that business fontinf
1 ilea in a very depressed condition; that
1 the results of trade, with rare exceptions,
have been exceedingly unsatisfactory;
?!>?? vnlimji nontinua to decline, and that
j uncertainty anil anxiety exist in all quarr
tern. Yet, in the face of all this, there
. is comfort iu the reflection that the cause
' which produced thin condition of things
have been almost completely reversed,
In tho place of /eckless over-trading we
I have now lessened sales guided by oau.
tion, and also prudence in purchasing,
instead of enormous over-production ol
' all de&riptio/M of manufacture# there ii
" now the atftnrost tendency *to-limit the
* product and thus lessen tho posaibility
of a still further decline in prices. Vastly
increased expenditure on public works
) has been succeeded by the almost com,
plete cessation of construction. Economy
' in business and personal expenses ha*
" taken the place, to a verv large extent,
o ofextrnvflgance and reckless liberality,
ii and this very tendency, while It is the
^ cause of restricted business, is one oi
the best signs of an early return to prosperity.
80 that in all department
there is evidently a change, and stfch 1
change an it w?w necessary for the three
s years of depression to prbiftice, and with
i- out which it wan hopeleaa to expect a
u revival of business on a Round basis.
|l Onr **On tho Wlug" Letter.
y Middlkport, b., J uly 7.
Editors lutdllgoncer:
In a communication to the Intelli
a gencer, some weeks ago, I predicted tha
n Rutherford U. Hnyes^ would be we nom
iuee of the Cincinnati Convention. Per
11 haps you are -prepared to admit that ;
n am something of a prophet. I will nov
g> venture another prediction?that Ilaye
will be the next President of the Unite*
States by a majority large enough, as Bil
10 Yoncey Haiti, to be respectable. That li>
irt will carry the State of Ohio
it though others who seem to thorough!)
comprehend the situation claim for hin
n majority of one hundred and lift;
- thousand. That'there is a hostility, par
j. ticularly in Ohio, to the St. Louis nom
inee cannot be disguised even by tin
seeming affectation of enthusiastic ratili
rc cations. Thuriuan was the man the Ohi<
le delegation wanted, there was no swapp
;j ing of horses with them and they do no
' consider themselves in anywise par
ties to the trade. They now de
' clare themselves in favor' of Hayei
:i. Indeed my observation is that such is tli
]. feeling strongly predominant, that th*
St. Louis Convention could have don
nothing worse than the nomination o
Tilden. nothing better calculated to in
i- sure, ilie detent and destruction of th
3 Democratic partv.
J" Kelly,of iSew York.comprehended th
' situation when he told the Conventio:
b that the nomination of Tilden meant die
pimtinn nnd ilnfenh and that
w of the party as an element in nation*
politics. JIu has 'since, however, bee
heard to flay that possibly they might pn
lo him through New York."
It was to .have been hoped that th
c* Democratic parfy, profiting by the K<
at publican example at-Oihcinnati, woul
1. have followed suit with a nominee an nea
m spotless as possible, in order that th
country ftigntonce more witness a can
?" paign conducted.upon the highest princ
le pies of honor, and evinced a dejermint
m tion Jo' fecuro>to*tho cpant/y in an
ln event an administration of pnblicaflVii
worthy of >thtf initiation of (ho sfceon
M Centennial. Not'so, however, for tli
Democratic partv. has thrust forward
r. man for the -highest offico in the natio
m iw to the puritv of his motives even i
on the interest of reform, for every or
, knows that the great "ring smashor," i
k he is called, in the initiation and proj
lo ress of the great Tweed steal is more Uw
ie, suspected of having profited thereb
V The gauzy film of reform is top thin i
2a cover the nakedness of th'o Democrati
i- narty. It is the trick of the simple 0
^ tricH covering its head in a-small toft i
' grass and imagining itself safe from pui
J~ unit, while ita hage body stilted upo
," ungainly legs,'is the most.palpable obje<
in all the horizon. Tilden'a small, drie
I,* and shrivelled body ia too small to hid
the incongruous history of the Democra
" ic party in its relation to reforms of an;
" kind.
J? All the people are in favor of
of of the Government, n they were ni
air the preiidential race would, be but
iir walkover the course for the.Democrat
ill party.
ill .The GnanciaLquestlon which lias be*
he dragged in and attempted to be made
ity principal feature in the Democratic pla
m- form is nothing, the records of the ua
si- ties nominated embody the distinguishii
m- features of the present contest and the r
in cord of tho Democratic nomluees 1b'n
si* auch on.- that or any other question in vol
ed in the history' of the 'country sin
1861, as to inspire the confidence of, tl
U nation in the honest intent of th^t par
to abide by the result of tho conte
ir* which enables us to commemorate tl
of hundredth anniversary of American n
he tionalitv. Hero again I.venture anoth
. prediction?the Democratic party undi
01 that name
of obtain ascendency in this country. Tl
he late Vallandingham knew what ho w
h doing when he went in myault of a ni
. name for the party- The name for yea
in has been and still ia a stench, in tl
nosttlls of the people. The name ai
the odious inajitution of which it was tl
"JJj synonym for almost a century shou
o^o have been buried in one common sepn
chre. In short, a party, tho distinctl
lBt< feature of whose history has been the s
coo tempted destruction of free governme
000 with a view of orecting on the rui:
thereof an oliarchy, tho corner stone
^ which was to te human slavery, cann
000 now nor ever succeed to supreu
llh controll in this country. They may f
i years continue to periodically ral
with some show of strength, but only
[ be repulsed with greater slaughter, to I
to r'iK"a
he WITH MOaE StQltlFlCANT emphasis.
ed While my hand is in I .will add aooth
he prediction, which is that the elections
1 a the coming fall will materially' redui
* if they do not annihilate the Democrat
In majority in the lower Home of Congra
he My reasons for this belief are that (ai tl
student of history cannot have failed, to
note) in all elections complicated by the
issue* arising out 6f the negro .mention,
such an citizenship, suffrage, civil tight*,
Ac., the Be publican majorities have been
diminished; particularly was this the case
in the elections of 1874. To the
more than anything else doe* the Democratic
party owe its present ascendency
in the Lower House of Congress.
Since then, however, the general
tone of public opinion has been
modified. It is believed that the
measure of civil right* granted to the
negro is not only the natural and inevitable,
but the just sequenco of emancipa-j
tion. Add to this the supreme contempt
manifested by the Democratic majority
in the House for the persons and things i
which savor of the national triumph
over the rebellion, and its unexampled incapacity
for everything partakjngof use-l
' ful legislation, and 70a j(adiljr afceoant1
for that rising popular indignauo'n which
will this fall again remagd the Democratic
party to that obscurity from which it
sbpuld never again emergo. For these
? ?? ntkon nntmllv rrnnil.
. iTMunn, miu tit mi* t uwicto ~-j- j 0 ,
the sound of the Fop-horn will grow leas
and less distinct, until in the dense Hayesiness
of the political atmosphere it will
be lout forever. On the Wino.
Ovek two million people have already
attended the Centennial Exhibition, and
yet it is stated that the receipt* must be
| considerably larger or the enterprise will
be a financial failure. During the present
fiery period it is not J surpriaing- that t?e
)' attendance should be comparatiTely
mail. The cbol weather of.September,
however, will probably bring it up to a
i paying figure. There are thousands of
people engaged in agricultural pursuits
who intend to seethe great show later
1 who cannot absent themselves from the
| harvest fields to do bo now.
| A Mistake.?Until G'apt. McLure's
' new uoat wan 11a single cuuunc/ woo ??
1 tered on ^he sides, it was.supposed by
I country,'people to be One of Johnson's
! boo la waiting io get on the docks for rel
Tiu: ha Bastie Lump Chimneys fell at
Raven* wood,,W. Va., for 4Pc each.
" Loiij; ISraiich Khccm
Long Branch, Julv 15.--The attend.
ance at the races, to-day, is large. The
[ largest stakes for two-year-olts, oqe
v mile, was! won by Puryear's cold, Lcon?
ard second, Orion third'. Time, 1:60.
] The Robins stakes race, two miles, was
j won by Barricade; Rappahannock second,
q Cornucopia third. Time, 3:44.
The handicap mile and a half race waa
won by Papermaker; Kinney second,
Chase third. Time, 2:45J.
The handicap steeple chase closed the
meeting and was won by Coronet; Resolute
second; Weasel refused to jump.
Cincinnati, July k.?-The third days
races at Chester Park was trotted to-day.
The weather yesterday being unfavorable
the unfinished race of Thursday was won
by Frank Rivers in 2:47J. First race today
for a SI,000 was won by Russell in
three straight heats. Time 2:35. The
race for $1,1500 was won by Hyla's Sam
West. Time. 2:31 j.
c Humored Indian Mo vein out.
f Cheyenne, 1(5.?In consequence of a
* report .from (Jap!. Jordan, commanding
o Cump Robinson , that eight hundred
Cheyenne* were about to leave Red
o Cloud Agency for the north. General
a Merrill ban delayed tho proposed movei*
ment of the Hfth cavalry northward
from Fort Laramie, to join Crook, and
has moved it'to a position where lie ex,1
pccts to intercept these Indians, and if
n possible give them a. warm'reception
II The two courier* started on their' return
from Fort Fetterman fpr Crook's camp
e this morning, and will readhhim in three
j. days. ? .
d attacked by indians.
r James Moloney and two others with
e twenty head of horseq en route for LawJ
rence's Rahche,from that of Vf. C. Civiae,
i* thirty miles northwest of Ogalallaj Neb,,
i" we're attack^ by Beven Jn3Hms "whe
7 jtirotrodad and opened fire on tb;m,'
'? dismounting they , rQtgrnei\tfhe .lire
u wounding one Indian/ when the stock
e stampeded, and the Indians finally pain
a ing possession of them, loft for the bluffs
n 'm I AMMOANiuatlon
and Murder.
n St. Louis. July 16.--A special lo th(
16 Republican'from Pierce Citjr, Mo., says
w Wlrile Dr. Holliday, a prominent citi/er
i' of Corsicana, Barry county, was walking
in to his house with his wife and anothei
J' lady, a fow days ago,-lie was deliberate^
:? shot by a worthless fellow named Bui
lc Crawford and died in a few minutes. Ii
'J is supposed that Crawford was hired It
" assassinate Holliday by the enemies of tin
r* latter. . ....
" mubt)ekel?. ' ' i 1
% Tho dead body of Jos. Woodman wan
I found in a akiffin tho Missouri river. neai
, Sebley. Clay county, on Friday. Wood
' man's head had a bullet hole in it, indi
' eating that ho had been murdered.
. 9.2 dai.lots a*d ho 011010*..
The Deinocratlc Congressional C6ii yen
t tion in session at Kansas City Friday am
Saturday, took 92 ballots without result
jc They will meet again on Monday.
,Q Democratic Primary Election.
a St. Louis,' July 15.?Tho Democrat
it- held a primary election tonlay. for dele
r- gates to the State Convention to.be heli
ig at Jefferson City, tl\e 19th. The .strug
e- gle was between'what is dalled the Tam
ot many anil anti-Tammany, .the forme
y- favoring Geo. G. Vest lor Governor. Th
ce returns are not in jret, but the probabili
:ie tics seem to be itrfavor of the Tamman;
ly delegate. .
?t Gov. Tiiueu.
Albanv, July 10.?Governor Tildei
B j has returned from Saratoga, called by th
ar pressuro of official business. It will b
several weeks before he can dovote an;
attention to his letter of acceptance.
The Governor has commuted -to im
10 prisoflment for life the sentence of Mn
M Wilhelmina, who Waato-tie hanged.Fri
* day next for the murder of her stepson.
l? New Itlce,
!i Ebw Orleans, July 15.- The Frit
d Current aays the steame? Martha brougl
? five sacks of the now crop of rice from th
' Buran plantation, tbo first this seasoi
J. fino quality; form well developed, indicat
ing a favorable yield. First received Jai
J) year July 21st. ..
Youuk Men'* Christian AinocIm
01 don.
J? Toronto, Jnly 15.?The Intejnationi
iy Convention of tho Young Men's Chrifl
tian Association to-day voted that it wa
kg inexpedient to admit women, and decide
to hold the Convention next year in Si
Louis. / .
er General Cm tar'* Liio lusiirauoc
of New Yokk, July 15.?General Custa
*, had a life insurance policy for $5,00<
ic Captain Yates, $5,000; Keogh, $10,00(
is. Lieutenant Calhonn, $5,000 Crittendei
be $10,000; Porter, $5,000.
By Telegraph
Proposed Discontinuance ol tlie
FomI Mail Ncrvicc.
Washington, JalyJ5.-nThe Postmaster
General baa been informed by Mr.
Vanderbilt and Colonel Scott that the fast
mail service will be discontinned on and
aff?r;8aturd?y nf ft/} . * f' / >.:
pension to oen. OUSrn'fl jvidow.
The House ban granted a pension of
fifty dollars a month to the widow of
General Custer.
The House committee investigating the
charges against Consul Brigand, of Havre,
while Supervisor of Interrfal "Revenue in
Texas, without expressing an opinion
upon the testimony tcken", submit the
whole matter to the House.
The Committee of Conference on the
Army Appronriaton bill reachcd an
agreement, to-tlay, and their report will
bo presented, Mbnday, or perhaps this
afternoon, if it can be prepared in time.
It will recommend that all the House legislation
for re-organixing the army und
reducing tlie pay of officers shall be omitted
from the bill and a provision inserted
for a commission to investigate these subject*
and report to Congress at the next
BCrision. The Senfcte increased the amount
of the House Mil nearly $3/100.000 but,
according to the compromibo bill now
agreed on, thin increase-win ue reuuceu
about $1,400,000, and although the foroe
aud pty of the army remain unchanged,
the revined total of the bill- wiH show a
reduction of $2,206,000 as compared
with thearmfy appropriation of last year.
South Guthfie baa been appointed
Caabier of. the Treasury. Wheljjfey, Au-1
aistant Cashier, H. W. Moflatt, Payftig
Teller, and H. A. Whitney, Receiving
The Heal Estate Pool Committee continued
its investigation into tho expenditures
of ei-Sergeant-at-Arms Ordway's
accounts to-day. .. ..
Aaron Brpdshaw, deputy, testified that
he did not have a full settlement for
much of the mileage due him.'
Another deputy teati/iefl that ho.was
compelled to* perform service as 'clerk
for tho Market House'Company, partly
owncu ojr urunut, uuitllg ?uv kwviux ??
the Market House clerks and while lie
was being paid on the rolls at tbeCapi*
Capt. Blackford, of the Capitol Police,
who went South,as deputy Sergeant-atarms
for the Louisiana Investigating
Committee, and'who disbursed the money
on the trips, produced his account of the
items paid out while away, which he
turned over to Ordway on his return.
The chairman of the committee had before
him during the examination the
vouchers put in by Ordway of some of
the expenditures, and nearly every item
in the voucher had been raised several
dollars higher than the account turned
over by .Blackford. Blackford.testified
that his account aa rendered was correct,
and the committee await an explanation
from Ordway.
commissioner pratt.
Mr. Pratt's resignation has not yet
been formally accepted, notwithstanding,
us in well jcnown.the President requested,
through Secretary Morrill, that it biiouiu
be tendered, and "a strong inlluence is at
work to induco the Prasiden't to decline
its acceptance. Leading Indiana politicians
and others are said to be interested
in this, and their views are beliovcd to
be of a character that must insure execu
JJ?*:? ir_
, live cuiiniuorauuii. niw xiutt ici? nsiv
yesterday for a brief trip of recreation,
but will return Wednesday. He had a
prolonged interview with Secretary Mor1
rill before his departure. Those at work
1 to secure a declination by the President
of Pratt's resignation believe that whatever
difference may exist between the
; President and the Commissioner can bo
! amicably adjusted without any humiliation
of the Commissioner or abandonment
of the position taken by the President.
\ The question will probably be settled by
tho end qf this wees. ,
The Impression seems to bo extending
' that no action will betaken on the House
Pacific Railroad bill this session, as some
of the Senators are of the opinion that if
pasied'it .would "be'set aside by tho Su,
preme Court on tho ground that it im?
; pairs a contract and takes awa? vested
rights. It is probable, therefore, that no
.'bill on this suoject will be reached before
1 adjournment unless it will bo that it ma,
lures in the Senate Railroad Committee.
I the Mqgraarrt'i, investigation. v
t The testimony takei by a special com
). mifteo of the Senate, who recently re.
i. 1 t
hundred pages.
Senators Boutwell, McMillan anil
i Cameron; of Wisconsin, hare begun prep
r arations for "their report .in which they
. will show thaVgroai outrages have beer
. 'committed on the . blacks, and,that rnanv
'have-been causclewly alhughte'rcd.
. , The raitforitv S^nators.Bayartl and Mc
4 Donald, will give their viewa to the efFeci
J that the outrages and other crimes arc
1 attributed 'to nie maladniinistra'tion o:
the government, Gov. Amea when in an
thority having armed the colored militii
against the whiles, thus provoking colli
afona. . a .
a :
Ueutlier Report.
j J -!? . 1v "'wall d*partmkjtt, ' }
Wasiunotom, D. C, July. 17.?1 a. u. J
' ' rSoBABluniw.
0 f For Now England, the Middle Statei
. and Lower Lake legions, clear or fair am
. slightly warmer weather, with ligh
' southeast to Houtbweat ^rindj and station
arv or slowly falling Barometer.
For tlio South Atlantic Statea partlj
? cloudy and cooler weather than on Sun
B day, wfth east to south winds and rlainj
e .barometer, possibly local rains.
~ In the Tennessee and Ohio Valley war
mer and partly cloudy-weather, wit!
_ light east to south winds and light rain ji
, the lower Mississippi Valley.
_ ... < ^ i. .
' Gen. Crook all Right..
Chicago, July io<~a Ft. Laramii
special to the TUw confirms last night
t reports of the safety of Cropk'acpmmam
t and says Crook* ia still camped on Gooai
0 Creek andja in fine condition for fighting
,. Gen. Merrill is making activo prepa
1 rations to Intercept'the 800 Indians wfy
lt are aaid to have left the Red Cloui
Agency. He arrived at Raw Rido on th
14th and it waa expected that he wouli
i strike the savages the next day.
f" '??- ?
I Episcopal Council.
Oitawa, Jyly 10.?At the Reforn
g Episcopal Couiicil yesterday, Dr: Felj
lows, of Chioago, was elected Missionar
t. Bishop. Bishon Chenev expresied iii
satisfaction at the appointment. It wa
decided to. hold the next meeting of th
>. Council in Philadelphia.
I; Defaulting Railroad Treasurer
); Halifax, July 15.?AIL Bush, Treai
urerof the Inter-Colonial Railroad, ha
abaconded. He is aaid to be a defaults]
Washington, J uly 14.
Upon voting a pension to the widow of
General Custar, Williams, of Michigan,
asked leave to introduce a bill granting a
pension of $80 a month to the father and
mother of.Gon. Custar.
Mr. Rusk and Mr. Ainaworth objected,
on the ground of Uh irregular way of
coming before the House.
Mr. Cannon suggested that the Com*
mUtee on Invalid .Pensions slioulU at nn
early day report a bill granting a pension
to the children of the men that fell
underlie lead .of Custar.
The House then weiit into Committee
of (he Whole, Monroe in the chair; on the
bill for the protection oUho Texas frontier..
After a uhort discussion, Mr. Dunnell
opposing that part of the bill which allows
the United States troops to pursue
marauders in Mexicq, the committee rose
for a few moments, and Buik,* lrom the
Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported
a bill granting a pension of $50 a month
each Co the father and mother of General
Custar, and it was passed withoflt divi-.
sion. ,
Mr. Couger moved that (he Committee
on Pensions be instructed to report tho
bill for the relief of tho families of those
who fell under Ctmtar, but Mr. Jenka
objecting the House again went into
Committee on the "Wlioio on the Texas
b.ill , . ,
After a long discussion the committee
vpted on''the. bill by sections, tho first
secllou providing for the military force
on the Rio Grande being amended in
several particular^.
Mr. Smalls offered an amendment providing
that no troops shall be withdrawn
from South Carolina so long as the militia
of that State (peacefully assembled) are
assaulted, disarmed, taken prisoners and
then massacred in cold blood by lawless
bands of men invading that Stute from
tho State of Georgia. He sent to the
Clerk's desk' and had read a newspaper
statement of the Hamburg massacre of
six colored men. * '
Mr.. .Cochrane asked Smalls who the
writefr of the article was. '
Mr. Smalls replied that a let for had
been written fo him by an eyewitness, and
he had Bent it for publication.
Mr; Cochran?"Whoia.tho writer ?
Mr. Smalls?If the gentleman (leaires
the name to be given in order that the
writer jnay be Jellied he will not get it
from me.' ite is a lawyer in Hie town'of
Mr. Conger charged that the cuttirfg
down of tl)9 army waa to prevent the
troops ' from being Kent into the States
where lawless men take the lives pf peaceable
Mr. Cox said the object of the amendment
is to get up a cry through all this
land this fall'for bad purposes. Malignant
hate, s^ite and bloody shirtism are
all that are in it.
Mr! Hortridge said it was intended to
Bubaervo partisan purposes. The amendment
did groaa injustice to an honorable
and' gallant gentleman. General McButler
and the people of Georgia and the
people of Auguata had no immediate
representative present. The hand of
providence pressing heavily on the gifted
gentleman, (Stephens) and it waa
therefore his, (Hartridge) pride and
pleasure to protest against auch imputation
as that convoyed by the amendments
on a community distinguished for its
intelligence, integrity, virtue, obedience
to law and constitution, no ono regretted
the unfortunate occurences at Hamburg
more than the peoplo of Georgia really
did. The Democrats were demanding
Investigation and stamping
the matter with their condemnation. An
investigation was then going on and it
would have been well to wait until' the
remits of that inquest wore published be
foro throwing such a ure-nranu inio mis
Jones, of Kentucky, fculogisefl General
Butler as chivalier saw peur el nana reproachc.
, Mr. Rainey made an earnest appeal on
behalf of his race and asked what white
men on military parade on the 4th of
July would think of. a dqmand by two
'mefa, driving In a buggy, that they should
break their ranks and let them pass.. He
asked the proud southerners, who boasted
of their bravery and their chivalry, if
they would stand it. Did they expect
men of his race to submit to continual
persecution and massacres? He asked
the Houbo in the name of humanity and
of God to tell them whether they should
be American citizens, with all the rights
and immunites of such, or vassals and
slaves again.
Withoutcoming to a vote on the amendment
tho committee rose-and the House
The Senuto bills for the relief of James
M. Lane, postmaster at Patriot, Ind., and
James F. Buckner, Collector of Internal
Revenue for the Fifteenth District of
Kentucky, were passed.
Tho bill reported on Monday last, by
Mr. Wright, to extend the duration of the
. Court of Commissioners of the Alabama
waa liaafleiL with an amendment
making tho time January J, 1877.
; The river anil- harbor appropriation
' bill wm taken up. Among the amendi
mentfl of tho-committee agreed-to were
' tho following: IncrCaaing tho appropriation
for the improvement of the harbor
r at Erie, Pa., from $40,0Q0 to $60,000; for
the improvement of tHo Illinois river,
> from $40,000 to $50,000; for the improvef
went of the Upper Mississippi/ from
' $20,000 to $30,000, providing that $7,000
t thoroof mav be applied in constructing
machinery for building wing dams; for the
improvecjftnt of Rofek Island rapids,
Mississippi; $20,000 to $50,000 approprinting;
$18,000for the removal of the
bar iii tho Mississippi river opposite
Dubuque; $15,000 to $20,000 for the improvement
at the mouth of the Mississippl;$l00,000
to $150,000 amendments wero
I concurred in that portion relating to the
! Monongahela and Allegheny rivers within
\ and along tho boundries of Pittsburgh, to
be placed under tho direction of the
Engineer in charge of tho Ohio river; for
survey and estimate of cost of. tho dyke
' from tho upper end of Bloody Island in
' the Mississippi river opposite St. Louis
to tho wingdam opposite Brooklyn. Ills.,
' and of the practicability and usefulnes
: of such a dyke, and for improving said
river and its harbors; for the protection
of the lands on the east bank of said river
against tho overflow, deflection and
abrasion of tho currant of said river.
8 Mr. Wright submitted amendments apJ
propriating $10,000 for the improvement
1 of the haroor at Fort Madison and $10,B
000 for the improvement of Rush Chute
> and, the harbor of; BuVlington, -Iowa.
' Agreed to.
J On motion of Mr. Cameron, the appropriation
of $10,000 for tho improvement
? oi the harbor of Menominee, Wis., was
Mr. Oglesbay moved amendments providing
that $30,000 of the $200,000 appropriated
for the improvement of the
i Mississippi river may be used to prevent
tho destruction of tho banks between the
r foot of Dickey Island and the month of
> the Ohio river; also appropriating$5,000
of the amount to prevent the abrasion of
e its banks near Cassaca, HI. Agreed to.
On motion theHouae appropriation of
$15,000 was restored for the improve
ment of the harbor at the Two Rivers,
a Mr. Paddock submitted an amendment
. providing that $45,000 of the $125,000 ap
uropriated for the improvement of the
Miffliuipin, Missouri and Arkansas river?,
shall be expended in improving the
Missouri river. Agreed to..
Mr, Edmunds said on the bill came
from the House of Representatives it appropriated
$5,872,860, the Committee on
Appropriations reduced . that amount
$900,000, and then by amendments increasing
the bill to about $930,000, making
an increase of about $36,000 as
compared with the House, bill, the Senate
deserted the Committee on Appro*
priations by re-instating all the provisions
of this bill, which the committee
recommended to strike out; and had added
other amendments which made the
sum total of the bill now about $7,000,000,and
it was done in view of the revised
estimate of engineers. He submitted the
following as a substitute for the bill:
Beitenadediie.: That the sum of four
million dollars is. hereby appropriated
for the fiscal year ending J une 30,*1877,
io ue expenuea ior uic reumr, eiMuuuir.
preservation and completion of workiroi
improvement of rivers and harbors under
the. direction of the .Secretary of War,provided
the Secretary of War ia authorized
to cause such expenditures to be
made so as to beat serve the interest)! of
commerce, and he iB required to report
tQ Congress at the opening of its Decernher
session all expenditures-made under ,
the provisions of this act up to that time
in detail. .
Mr. Ferry said lie waa. sorrv*to,Bay
that all who voted for thd-amendmenta to
this bill did not prove tp bo its friends.
An attempt was now made to'kill the bill,
and the resuU would J>e thai we would
have no river and harbor bill this year.
He hoped,.now, that the Senate would
accept the bill as it came from the Hpuse, ,
and asked the friends of the measure to
waive all sf>eQ2aliuiprovements'foi; their
own localities.
Mr. Thurman said that Mr; Edmunds'
substitute proposed to place$4,000,000.in
the hands of a single Qtiicer .for disbursement.
He did not think the oho selected
should be a political officer, but should be
one wholly removed frbm politics. Ho
gavo notice he would submit an amendment
to Btriko out the words Secretary
of War," and insert "ChieLof Engineers."
He was opposed, however, to plicing stf
large an amount of money in tho hands of
any man, and moved to recommit the bill
t..l?rUnnni?h>ami A*in*niwlnHnnr?Uh
instructions to reduce tEe appropriation.
Mr. Ferry mov&I an amenament instructing
the Committee on Appropriations
to report the House bill. He was
willing to place himself on the judgment
of the House, the people,'s body. ' *,
Mr. Howe opposed the recommittal of
tho bill, and said that the-Senate should
have a voice in the legislation..
Mr. Gordon hoped that Ferry would
withdraw liis motion, and let the House
bill be accepted by non:concurring in all
the amendments proposed* by tire'Committee
on Appropriatons or m the Committee
of the Whole.
He accepted the suggestion, and withdrew
his motion.
1 Mr. Allison argued that the committee
had acted in the Interest of .economy, but
had not been nustained by the Senate.
Fending the discussion some private
bills were presented, and the Sehato adjourned.
From tho Niotix I'ountry-iieii.
Crook Awaits KcinlorecmontIiMliiiiis
Hover Arouml IUe
Cheyenne. July 1G.?The following
dispatch has been received:
Crook's Camp, Clocd Peak, July 12.
?Tho following ia from Fetterman:
Three soldiers, couriers from Gen. Terry
at the mouth of the Big Horn, have just
arrived. .Gen. Terry's dispatch to Crook
confirms Custer's fate and implies very
plainly that had Custer waited one day
longer Gibbons would have joined him.
Terry is anxious for Crook to join the
forces, make plana and cxecute thorn regardless
of the rank. The Indians
are still hovering about the Little
Big Horn, one days hard march
/rom here. They have fired into the camp
everv night of late and tried to barn us
oat by Betting the grass on fire dlParound
us. On the Oth, Lieutenant Sibley, Com<?
pany E, 19th Cavalry, with 25 men and
Frank Gruard and Baptiste Powerier,
United States scouts, went on a reconnoisance,
were discovered and surrounded,
and followed into the timber of the
Big Horn mountains, where, bv hitching
the horses to the' trees and abandoning
them, thd men were enabled to escape on
foot by way of a ravine in, the rear. They
all got back alive, and probably this diversion
saved tho camp lrom a grand attempt
a stampede or capture^ The
Snake Indians, 200 strong, joined ua here
yesterday, but unless the Utes also comfe
soon no offensive operations will be likely,
to take place till the arrival of the 5th
Cavalry from Cheyenne, crossing the
wagon train. Additional, infantry
are duo from Fetterman to?dav. The
health of tho command is good. Gen.
Gibbons' reserve forces were me'l by the
victorious Sioux, dressed in Custar's
men's' clothes and mounted on their
horses, who fired into the soldiers. The
Indian village presented' evjflendb * of'
_t f.??t.. 'i? i,?.
wuuu men a jircBuui*:, ??*>" Ui m?
ing found.
Signal firei, s.qproeed to .bo in reference
fo tlio incoming wagon train, are
visible to the east of Crook's camp, on the
extreme south waters of the Tongue
NcwHlrom tlio lllaok Hill*.
BURLIKGTON, IA., Juljr 10.?C. W.
Hanscome, a reliable map, who came
here from Custer City, near which place
he has been at. work on a dry gulch
claim,says: The claim was paying$20
a day per man. On the 20th of June the
Indians raided their camp and cajitured
nine horsea and killed the following of
their company: A Mr. Garter, ;qf England,
Wo, Brown, Lowell Valenentinei
John Huff and Wo. Page. * Two
men, Hanscome aod Cook, cut their way
through and escaped, and returning next
day;found'ihelr companions terribfymutJlated
and scalped and their poviaiona
gone. Hanscouie has forwarded the r'emains
of Mr, Carter to Liverpool. Cook
remained to guard the property until the
return of Hanscome,.; who ia here.toprocuro
provisions ana machiriery. Hanscome
reports the Black Hills very rich.
There was a rumor in Custer City that
Crooks' command waa being held at bay
east of Custer.
Train Dltcliei.
OiiAiu,Joilr 10.?Thepassengers who
arrived from tho east at a late hour last
night, reported that the night before during
the hcfcvy storm,' a culvert washed
out six miles west of Ottumwa, Iowa, into
which a heavily loaded freight train ran
at a high speed completely demolishing
it, killing Jsilson Burt, the engineer; and
Keerman, a lireman; andse#iously injured
a brakeman. Tho prasenger train due
in a few moiqftnts at that point, escaped
all injury. Last night at 11:30, some one
pulled tho bolt out of tho bottom of tho
switch at Atkinson, Iowa, and opend it
doubtless to throw tho passenger train off
the track; fortunately it stopped at Atkinson
and was at a slow rate of speed when
it started out. The engine was ditched
and the engineer slightly injured, which
were tho only casualizes.
Drraorr, July 15.?Tho report that B,
J. Hackett,a prominent steamboat owiei
and coal dealer, made an assignment jgsterday
proves untrne. He has made no
assignment and does not intend to mako
Humored Uplifting at Belgrade.
Vienna, July 15.-rAn unauthorised
telegram states that'lhe Balgarian populace
at Kustchuck, killed several ofucialu.
Constantinople, July 15. ? The
sentence* upon persona tried in connection
with the recent outrage at Salonica,
have been increased. The Chief of Police
is degraded from hii rank? and
sentenced to fifteen years' penal servitude.
The Commanderof the Turkish frigate is
degraded from his rank, and sentenced
to ten years' imprisoinent; and the Commander
of the citadel to three years' convenient
in the fortress.
the servian war?torki8k successes.
Several detachments of Eeytian troop?
have arrived. A telegram from the Governor
of Bosinia' officially reports the defeat
of the Serviani at Soutchauiecha as
heretofore reported." Tho'Servians Hetl,
nhandnn.hnrr th'mp 'jirmn. ammunition
arid provision'train. It & Officially announced
that the Turkish General, Selim
PiCsha. has gained an important victory
over (lie Montenegrins, between Gdtscliko
and Nevesinje, and effected a junction
with the Turkish forces at Neveairije. ,.
Constantindple, July 10.?The newspapers
publish tlie declaration of the
gbvernment growing upon Ser'vla the responsibility,
of the present struggle, art4
adding that the Forte will attempt to
bring it.to 'a prompt djoso, in order to
carry put'the projected reforms and improvement*.
'An otBcial dispatch from Sip* announces
the" defeat ot the Servians, near
Churkeny, with considerable loss.
RAQUSA, July 10.?The' Turkfoh corps
are surrounded at Metochija. It is propoBe4
to capitulate. Montenegrins occupy
the whole district of Gatachka with
the exception of the. chtrenchttfpntH commanding
the town, in whicfi 2.000* Turks
are surrounded A considerable body of
Montenegrins is marching towards Nevesinje
where'the battle will pVobablybe
$dcharjst, July 15.?The War Minis
terbaa introduced, a b}U for theinobmzation
of the Roumanian armv and the call*
ing out of tlie reserves. The Minister
states that this is necessitated by the in*
creasing threatening aspect of Scrvia.
Paris, July 10.?The rumor that negotiations
/or an armistice between Turkey,
and Se^via have already been opened, is
incorrect. Tho Powers are considering
the conditions which should eventually
form the basiB, of an armistice,
which will be proposed when an opportunity
burning' villages.
Belgrade, . July 10.?Letters from
Aleximaitz say the Circassians burned
two Bulgarian villages near Babing Lava,
murdecinp the men and cutting the children
to pieces.
An official report states that in the
Servian attack on Nova Varosch the
Turks placed the Christian women and
children in the eetrenchments and many
were killed by. the Servian fire.
It link of Englaucl.
London, July 15.?Bullion gone into
the Bank of England,.on balance, to-day,
?170,000. . . ;
Thirty deaths have already resulted
from the explosion ot the boiler of the
Thunderer, and half of the wounded are
not expected to recover.
Two important South Wales collieries
have stopped, at Alexander.
McKenzles' two carringo factories and
William Charles Ware's timber yard
were burned. A number of adjoining
buildings were damaged.
England's attitude on the eastern
Lord Derby said to the deputation yesterday
on the Eastern question, "If opportunity
for mediation offers, and that
uoes not seem an unlikely event, we sjiall
gladly.avail ourselves of it."
Thos. Wingate ?& Co., ship, builders,
Glasgow, cafl^a jueeting of. their cred
Slioottug Atlrny.
N?w York, July 15.?A shooting
affray which approaches in character,
though not having such fatal conic*
quences as a New xork tragedy, occur*
red hero this morning. A police officer
heard a man and woman quarreling on
the corner of Beach street and St. Johns
lapc. . He ordered them to move away,
and the man fired at him, the ball striking
him in the thigh. The man ran, and
the police officer pursued and gave the
alarm raps which brought two other
officers, who were also fired on by tho
ruffian. One of the officers returned fire,
but missed. Other officers came, at whom
the man Ui;ed twice and ran into a
liquor store, and getting behind a table
fired at the first officer who entered.
The officer returned fire, and the would
bo murderer fell with a bullet through
his breast. He was recognised as an expoliceman
named Peter Shaw, who was
dismissed from tho force for robbing a
peddler. His wound is in the vicinity of
the lienrt, and will ;probably prove fatal.
t'rojw lu tlie West:
Council Bluffs, July 10.?Extensivo
inquiries concerning the crop prospects
in western Iowa warrant the assertion
that on the whole they were never more
promising. Wheat an compared with
previous years will afford a lair average
yield. The straw, is short but the heads
are larger and well filled. Oats slightly
effected by* the rust, bnt not enough to
damage the crop. Barley, unJese injured
by the present wet weather, will be extra
good and the same maybe said of rye.
The yield of corn will be far in excess of
that of any previous year. Harvesting
is in progress.
The Tllden and Ilendrick* Conlereucc.
New York, July 15.?The Worlds Saratoga
special says. The consultation between
Gov. Tilden and Gov. Hendricks
and the committee appointed to notify
'them.of their nomination has ended. Gov.
Hendricks left last night for Indiana and
is to return here agaip with Mrs. Hendricks
in about ten days. The consultation
resulted "in-a'perfect agreement between
the two nominees and a full understanding
in reference to their letters
of acceptance. The stories of a failure
to.come to an agreement have no foundation
whatever, nor is there now any doubt
of Gov. Hendricks accepting.
Failure of Sugar Importer*.
New York, July 15.?The failure of
Java. Terry & Con sugar importers of
Pearl street is announced. They were
successors of the old firm of Java 6t Co.,
and are reported to have heavy liabilities.
, . H
The Pope has appointed James O'Conner
of the diocese of Philadelphia, Vicar
Apostle bf Nebraska.
Fnlal Rrllroatl Accident*
Burlington, July 15.?A train was
ditched cm the B. & M, RailroaJ, one
mile from Chillicothe last night, bv
which engineer N. Best and fireman J.
Karfman were instantly killed, The
cause was the heavy rains and a consequent
Mew l'ork Dcatli Rate.
New York, July 15.?The deaths this
week "were 1,298, against 858 the previous
week. The increase is attributed to tht
very hot weather.
Murine Intelligence.
Boston, July 16.?Arrived?Steamships
Illinois and Marathon from Liverpool.
Farther Point, July 10.?Arrived?
Steamship Peruvian from Liverpool.
New York Julv 10.?Arrived?Steam
ship Maine from firemen.
SlQcEENSTOwrtf, ;July 1C.?Arrived?
ttpmer Pennsylvania, from New York.
Troops lor (ho Indian Country.
New York, July 10.?Three comnames
of the Third Artillery, from the
fort in the harbor, will If aye here tomorrow
for the Indian country under the
command of Ool. Wildiclc.
?The Register, an independent paper at
C'lullicothe, Ohio, announces Hon. L. G.
Delano an independent candidate for
Congress from that district.
?It ii understood that Gen. Butler has
abandoned tHo idea of running for Congress
the coming election.
Pumiint to i raoluUon adopte^by the General
Committee ol the Centennial OrganlaUon, that Id
ran of a deficit aalfl deficit should be paid from the
Guarantee Fund aubecribed for that purpura; the
Finance Committee hating carefully examined all
Nil* and retelpta, find it ncoeauur to colloct fifty
iter cent.ol thla fund to cover the deficit.
The ExecutlTo Committee earnujUy ?.jue?ta all
jwrtoni who have mbecrlbed to the above fund to
aalat the Ward CollecUon Committees by promptly
paying the percentage required to meet our ot>ligation*.
The Collection Committeea are rmuated to conclude
their eollecUotu by Wed*??day, and report
to the Finance Committee on Thursday evening,
July 20th. A full detailed report, etc, will be
placed before the General Committee at thdr next
meeting and published hereafter.
R> nnlar nl lliii V.TonillM rnmmlllf*.
C. A. SCHAEFEB, Chalrmtu.
C. IIERSCH, Sec'y. Jjl7
The state of west Virginia, ohio
Iu the Municipal Court of Wheeling.
In the matter Of the petition of Thomaa Pearee,
Foreign Guardian of Thomai A. Herron, Agnea B.
Pearco, Robert Pearee, William A. Pearee and
Jimei F. Pe*rce. In Chancery.
2b AU ir*W? H May Concern:
Take nptice that I, Thomaa Pfcaree, Foreign Guartitan
of Thomaa A. Herron, Agnea R. Pearee, Robert
Pearee, William A. Pearee and Jamea F. Pearee,
will, on the 26th day of July, A. D. 1B76, petition
the Municipal Court of Wheeling, West Virginia,
for an order directing Robert Cowen and CharleaT.
Cowen, Executor* of the eatate of John Co wen, deccaacd,
late of Ohio county, lo pay and deliver to
hie, aa auch Foreign Guardian, all peraonal proper,
ty and money in their handa belonging to my aaid
warda, and to authorite me aa auch Foreign Guardian
to aue for, recover and receive all money or
pcraonaL property belonging to aaid warda, In like
utannefaa-H I were appointed a guardian In thia
mate; and to remove the tame to the county and
Htate in which I a* auch Foreign Guardian waa appolDWUml
quilJM. .pjjoMAS pEARCK, .
Foreign Guardian of Thomaa A. Herron, Agnea R.,
itobert, William A. and Jamea F. Force.
By h. M. JORDAN, hia Attorney. J?27-Tu
In the Municipal Court of Wheeling.
In the mater of the petition of W. J, Pipjf, foreign
guardian of Jamea Hurley, Edward Hurley
and John K. W. Piper. In Chancery.
To AU IFtow It May Gmetm:
Take notice that I, W. J. ripe*, foreign guardian
, of Jamea Hurler, Edward Hurley and John JC. W.
Piper, will on tha 2Cth day of July,l878 petition
' the Municipal Court of Wheeling, Weat V&gtnia
foran order directing Bobert Cowen and CharleaT
Cowen, Executon of the oatate of John Cowen
deeeaatd, laU of Uhio county, to pay and deliver
tome,aaaoch Foreign Guardian.allpenonalproperty
and money In their handa belonging to my
taid warda, and to authorise me u auch foreign
guardian to aue for, recover and receive all money
or peraonal property belonging to aaid warda, in
like manner aa if I were appointed a guardian In
thia mate; and to remove the aune to the county
and 8tato In which I, aa auch Foiclgn Guardian,
waa appointed and qualified.
Foreign Guardian of Jamea Hurley, Edward Hurley
and John K. W. Piper.
By L. S. JORDAN, hia Attorney j^-Tu
Plfloo Single or rtpeatintof beat nakea, at
nln08y all priceifrom S8 to *50..
Shot Guns, JSSapaaaBflBf
Oil ami we or write lor llluatrated price llat.
mrtl-Taw 285 Liberty Stmt, PlttlbUfSh, P?.
ltors. iney claim u?ai weir awseis win
considerably exceed the liabilities, which
are placed at $000,000.
George & Richard Laxton, printers,
have failed. Liabilities, ?50,000.
Sanford, American, has two entries for
the Derby of '78, and Oaks Mute is fourth
in Iwtting for the Goodwood stakes.
Lord Roseberry is expect&l to rctiro
from the turf. His stud, In training, ia
advertised for aide.
London, July 10.?The Court Circular
says: the banquet given by Sir Solar
Jung a few days ago, he proposed the
health of the Eranreas of India. One
distinguished member of. the House of
Commons, said to be John Bright, refrained
from responding, while the other
gUQst4 simply drank to the Queen, it is
said that the Prince of "Waifs, who was
present, has since asked for an explanation
of the occurrence.
Dnnr.nr Jnlv 16.*-Prancls O'Bcirnc.
Homo Rufer, has been elected lo Parliament
from Lei trim.
Tho. Obterw of to-day states :that the
rumor that' the stolen picture of the
Duchess of Devonshire by Gainsborough
had been recovered, is unfounded.
AduiiiiJfltruUoii Change* ? Tlic
New Purl* Loan.
PARWj July 15.?Herman Oppenheim,
hankor, is dead.
The Government lias resolved to make
further administrative changes, affecting
many aub-prefetfa^and prefeqtoral councilors..
The Journal Officialpubliahea the conditions
of the new Paris loan of 24,000,000
franqs.. Five, hundred franca bonds are
to be issued at 4.65 and to bear 4 per cent
interest, redeemable by quarterly drawings.
Subscribers are to pay ii> live installments.,
extending'from date of subscription
to April, 1878. The loan is unlikely,
therefore, to have-any effect upon
the money market..
The lqan waa quoted at 10al7 franc*
premium per bond,iven before the audi:
tors were known, while of 100,000,000
marks of the German loan, recently offered,
only one quarter haa been taken.
Rome, July 15.?The discussion of the
bill concerning the customs and regulations
for establishing free porta waa re,
newed in the Senate tcKlay. Signoi
Depretia, President of the Council ol
Ministers, declared that the occurrenceol
yesterday's aitting effected national inatitutiona,
and the government considered
the vote null and void. He said
the ministry would - take no further
share in the discussion, but leave tlx
Senate to exercise its independence am
to do what its dignitv and prestige of the
country required. The Senate finally de
cided, after an animated debate, by a voU
of 63 against.62 that yesterday's vote wai
null, and resolved to m#et Jon the 2Ctl
for a freth vote on the blll.^,2

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