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WHEELING, WEST VA., WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 24; 187^
abMflligcum'.
|,??lier irom llr. J(*|inoii?TIh> Free
Truth' Ncnllmeiil in KiikIiiiiU.
We publish thi* uiornirifc on inturcHtin>?
letter from Hcotlum!, from Dr. Jejwon
ol tliir4 rily, who, bh will l?e*een, linn
IweiMojoiirning for?omctinioin England
prior to jjoiiiK to Scotland. The luont
noticeable feature of the I^octorV letter
h itH somewhat emphatic mention of the
deep interest that is taken in England in
the ijuestion of free trade with this coim>
Iry. Thoxe who have kept the run of
(lie KntflMi new* for Home time p<t*l art'
aware of the fart ihut Krev Tiade w an!
uppermost topie in ICnglnnd. Tin* Doc
lor, no doubt, only ie!er* to mIuI ih
evervwhere current in England a* h
Hittj.-et of conversation pince the present
wide spread depression a?jt in in that
country, (leneral Orant alluded to the
Mine n?r?:.vr in ?>f hi* afl?r dinio r
kiu-itIhh at u' iniblii: recemion in
England a few tl:ivj* Mr. Wittier,
(lie proprietor of the London 7'iWa, uir.de
iiuine remark* before an Kuglinh agricultur.il
Hern iation on hi.**return home from
thi* country in which lie nllmleil to the
evil i lltfctn of our tarill. lie nnid that if
there w:i* :i Icmoii in public a Hair* which
li.- had learned in America, and which
Engliidimeu'who went there might beexpeeled
to learn, it wa* an inteiine conviction
of the evil* arising from the i-Vflcm
of protection ami from an inlljteil currency.
In America, he w;n Horry to nay,
Adam Smith'* hook was n* little rend a
they were told tin) Uilde w:im in Spain,
and he wn.H afraid that it would l?o a long
lime More public feeling in that country
w.hi 1.1 turn round in favor of free trade.
Considering thedeclincin the last two
year* of our importations frmu Knglaml,
ami the fact of the large balance of trade
iu our favor hut year, it in not nurprising
that the Kngliidi people fthould be warmly
in favor of free trade. America ha.
hImtavh bi-en one of their great market.*
fur the export of their manufactured
good*, and now to tinil in turning the
tallies on them, and sending them, henide
dticli load* of agricultural produce, increasing
shipment* of cotton good', and
cutting down ho largely our importation*
of iron, i* it any wonder that they are
exercised in favor of free Iradt?
Mr. Walter think* that it tvill be a
long time before the American* will be
educated up to the doctrinea of Adam
Smith iu regard to trade. He sjtcak* of
our depreciated currency in connection
with our anti-free trade notions. It
seems to u* Ihnt just there, an the owner
of tlu> greatest newspaper in the worhl, lie
might have made an exetiae if not an argument
on our behalf. We should have
I wen tempted, h.til we ht'Cii privileged to
hear Mr.Walter's remarks,to ask him how
a country suffering from an irredeemable
piper currency could possibly aflord to
indulge in free trade. We can understand
how a nation doing business in a
currency that command* a premium in
every part of the globe?(bat can buy
everything in the shape uf raw material
cheap for cash?that can pay its labor in
money that means a hundred real cents
on the dollar?we can, we say, understand
how such a people can consistently be for
free trade. Such a nation is England.
She depends on the whole
world for her innuendo supplies of
raw materials for her manufactures, and
she admits all such raw material free of
duly. She raiseH the luost of her revenue
hy cxcise and income taxes?ott'say half
a dozen articles iu (lie main?-and admit*
cotton and all such element* of her industrial
wealth and power free of duty.
Seeking a* she doe* a market among all
the nation* of the earth for what *he
manufacture* free of restriction?, she
necessarily must open her porta to Iree
trade. Not no, however, with a country
situated radically (liferent from Kngland,
and doing bu*inesa on the expensive bnnia
of a depreciated currency. Free trade
mean* to thi* country something very
different from what it mean* to Kngland.
It would have.meant sit any time during
the la*t fifteen year* the wholesale undermining
of our manufacturing interest*,
and for the reason that we have been
doing business with'mouey that could not
compete in it* purchasing power with that
of (ireat Uritain. To have abolished our
tarilV with gold at an average premium of
tiftv cunt* on the dollar would have l?een
fiiioidal. NVe could not have supplied
even our own market* with bar iron.
Kngland and llelgiiiui would have sold
iron in Pittsburgh and Wheeling.
Ah to what the future may bring Torth
in the way of tarill' modifications, that i*
an other matter. W?J are of the opinion
that the day* of what i* known a* a
"high tariff" are numbered in tliiit country
Despite what Mr. Walter says
about the American view of this subject,
we mo in the neap future a declining
(arill'sentiment. Hut thin decline cannot
come until our money re?t? upon a solid
specie ba^is. Then we can produce on a
par with other nations, and can hope to
compete with them in all the markets of
he world.
I'lie President nutf the I'lii'ty.
We observe that at the Hepublicnn
Conference at Secretary Sherman's house
at Washington, that our .neighbor, Mr.
Danford, who represents the Belmont
ili?rtiet in Congress, expressed the opinion
that there was no evidence before the
country that the President really desired
the good ot the Kepubicau party in the
course which he hail seen tit to pursue.
He aliuded particularly to his choice of
a Cabinet in which, Mr. D. atlirmed|
"there are at least three members who do
not care n straw what becomes of the
K*l>ublicftn party," meaning Mewr*.
Kvart*, Schurz axd Key.
N\e think'Mr. Danford i* forming concltmioiifl
theae days on a very narrow ham?.
And thin disposition on hi* pnrt in
?'Ot peculiar to liimaelf, nlllioiigh we do
not forget that lie has l>een hostile
ty the Preaidcnt froiu the very
ootoetof hi* adiuuitiaralion. Mr. Danford
iitono of thoiw who believe that the
I'rwldent made a grievous error when he
failed to recoguiw Chamberlain and
l'ackard aa theUoternora respectively,o*
South Carolina and Louisiana, and when J
ho put Key in his Cabinet. He believed i
then, and believes now, that the party
should have been run on in the name rut
in which President Hayes founil it, not-;
withstanding the fact that State after Slate'
was detaching itself from the Republican'
column ami going over to the Democracy.'
We premium to differ ill this mutter!
with Mr. Uanford ami with all who hold
hi* view of the President'* proper policy.
There in a time and ttlno ao end for
all policies. The Republican party, as
n live progressive parly, wan hound to
take cognisance of tho fact that it could
only for a certain length of time pursue
tin early rtcauflruvlion poliry. We are
among iliot-e who endorse the close grip
that wan inaintuinvd on the Southern
States all through the adoption of
tho constitutional amendments. There
was no way to uvoid the necessity 'that
was laid npon the Kepublican parly of
securing tit* results of the war to the
counlty by locking and bolting the revolutionary
tendencies uf the South and the
Democrutic party. Wu Hbotild have deplored
the return of the Democracy to
power n* long a* the logical and moral
results of the war remained unsecured,
NVe believe that theec results would
have been endangered liv the return
of that parly to power. Hut
that day lias alnrnt if not wholly gone.
The time in at hand when the axcemlnney
of even the Democracy necihVat distress un
at< it once did. Thank heaven the Amendment*
are in the Constitution and we arc
pant the dead point of danger in the matter
of iullation and repudiation.
This being the case, the time had conic
wiien President Hay en took the chair,for
a change. he is a statesman and he was
familiar with that maxim which teaches
that a law should cease to operate when
the rvanon f??r its enactment ceases. The
same U 11 no of a policy, General tSrant
expressed tlu> opinion, and gave it ait one
of hi < reasons for not recognizing Nicboils,
that the American |>eople no longer
saw any necessity for the bayonet policy in
the South, and were,therefore, averse to its
continuance. This also wa? the impression
of 1'ratident Hayes. He saw that the
time hat! come for a change and he had
the sagacity and the courage to adopt his ,
administration to it. In so doing he ha*
proved himself a wise, solid and safe Chief
Magistrate, and he can rest assured that
let the politicians at Washington annoy ,
him an 1 hey may fur the lime being he is I
sure tube sustained by the |*cople.
i iiKoiruueiiviiii: uoes hoi nceni j
to get nt tho point of our obj clion to its |
claim that Dunlap should receive the ap- ;
pointment of I'ostmaster. Our point in ;
that of all the people who voted he waa
the flioire of only a meagre number. The '
people ?'f Stcnbenville ?li?l not vote for *
him to nnv general extent, neither iCe?
publicans nor Democrat*. It in not likely 1
therefore that the l'ostoflicc'Department j
will a ppoint a Democrat to the otlicu who .
could not command even the support of i
his ovn party, and ignore Kepublicana :
who received a much higher vote.
Our other point is that the election a* ,
run under Hunter's management wears
tho njipearance of an attempt not to get
the heat man for Postmaster, irrespective
of party, hut rather to gain a p:utinan
victory. It will therefore pans for naught
at Washington.
At tlic late session of the Hoard of Director*
of the Deaf, Dumb and Blind
Asylum at Uotaney the vacancy in llie
musical department of the institution
was filled l?y the selection of Miss Fletcher,
of Staunton, Va, ami a new chair was
instituted for instruction in the art of
communicating to tho deaf and dumb by
lip movement. This movement is pusccptible
of pretty much the same range
of expression as communication by the
regular hand and linger movement, and
has some advantages over that method.
As nn adjunct to the old mode it is in valable.
un i t:!: fko.ii me. j*:i?.ho>.
Iliw Trip Aci'onm Hie Ocean mid ,
His i;x|?erleiiee.s thus Itn* iu 1
Kiigluml.
KniNRur.oii, Scotland, c)?it., 1877.
Edltora Iiitcllitfencvr:
1 may have left some sort of an imnres
flion that, in obedience to your reined,
you might hear from me on uiy arrival in
the old world, llavingonly a day or two :
ago got well settled down in a com fort a* \
ble resting place, 1 have for the tirst lime ,
an opportunity of giving you some of uiy .
observations and impressions. Enough (
ha? been written of ocean voyages. They
are quite common, and mino proved
quite the reverse of pleasant. Ah a plena- ,
ure ride it wan not a success. 1 feel quite i
certain the Company made a good per
cent 011 my board, an 1 only got to the <
table on the last two days of the voyage.
There was some satisfaction in the fact
that one fellow-passenger got one day's
leas good eating than 1. Ho did manago
by ureal perseverance, to get one day's
meal* in the saloon.
We caught a welcome eight of Ireland's ,
rocky coast on a beautiful sunlight morning,
something quite unusual, 1 am told,
for it nearly always rains there, llefore
leaving the vessel we were advixed, as a
very important matter, to purchase an
umbrella before doing anything elce. 1
earl V followed ihn ndvirn nml Imvx kt>nt
it a? my constant companion until safely
nettled hero. But let mo say a good word
for wet old England: My umbrella ban
never been put up for a moment. Fifteen
darn in England and nil over the Lake
District even, and yet never an occasion
to line an umbrella! It is doubtful if such
a fact was ever before told. The pant
summer lias been both here ami iti England
one of unprecedented wetness. The
harvests are at least a month late, and 1
j generally very poor.
I 1 found the farmers in Lancashire cutting
their wheat, Ac. On our arrival,
Sept. 18th, and during my visit in that |
| section, many second crops ot grass were
harvested. No where else have I seen
rich green fields, such splendid pastures,
I America never has such, I am sure. lint
Krass is about all that can be grown profi
laity so far north. The summer* arc so
ftiiort and cool that farm crop* do not
1 ripen well, and in Lancashire very little ,
farming is done, the farms generally? ,
what few aro there?being used for gra*!
inc.
Of courxc, your readers know Hat this
iiart of England is a great cotton manulnctllring
district. Here I spent ten days ,
miiong friends, ami visited half a doitu of i
the smaller cities, having populations of
thirty thousand to ono hundred anil twenty
thousand. Burnley, with a population i
of 60,000, has about two hundred cotton :
mills. And yet these t*o hundred chim- I
ne/i neml forth but little more nmoke
than the few chimney* of Wheeling.
Mure intention in paid to the conmuuplion
of mnoke, and various methods have
been devised to accomplish the desired
object. None, however, linvc jet proven
very ?ucce**ful, and more Im now accomplished
by skillful and careful Uring than
by any other method. They put coal on
(hi1 lire* frequently and in small quantilite,
anil thin the lires are kept nt n red
heat. The cotton trade in now flat, and
no money in made by manufacturer*.
Many articles of American tuake are sold
on thin nide. Everywhere 1 go free trade
in preached in my earn, ami it* hle^ing*
IV Aiuciiua I'ltMiicu III KUtil Iiriiiinui
colore, tlmt you need not be our*
prised to lienr of me lecturing against
the tHrifl' on my return. Would it Ik?
perfectly safe to do so in Wheeling? It
in astonishing to tind how ileep an interest
our English Iriends linve in our future
progress! After all, is it perfectly
certain that we are right and they wrong
on thin issue? The i|iieHtion would nut
be answered in the atlirnialive, I think,
by every citizen of Wheeling even.
My opportunities foreseeing something
of Knglish life and honied have km
good, since 1 found relatives and friends
on this side the water and have not been
living in hotels, Since leaving home j
liave been in the homes and nat at the
table* of the minister, phjaician, manufacturer
and working man.
One very noticeable thing in the plainliens
of diet a* compared with that of our
own country. If 1 were to venture on
an average bill of fare, it would be abom
this: Dreakfast (at 8 or SJ), bacon (luscious),
eggs, white and brown bread end
coflee; Dinner, roast lieef, potatoes, preserves,
bread and water; Tea, bread, tunter,
tea and cheese; Supper, no uniformily,
generally only a sort of lunch after
o'clock. Frequently, in the homes of
those who are in good circumstances, the
dinner is more elaborate and nearly always
served in courses, n practice tli.it
might with advantage be adopted by
Americans, as thus "bolting" one'* fond
is rendered impossible. Frequently, also
a lurch is eaten about tuiddny, nr.d the
dinner served toward* evening. Hut
four nuals, or eatings at leaM, are veiy
commonly indulged in; and at my present
boarding house we have some days lu.d
live, viz: breakfa?t, lunch, dinner, t?-a
and supper. This in a. practice that
Americans had U'tter not adopt.
Knglish homes are) scrupulously la-nt
and clean. For the pa* t live years, you
know, I have been in almost constant
search for dirt, and generally did not have
to search long. ller?? everything and
everybody looks clean. Kven the bouses
of the humblest classes, which I pcep?d
into as 1 passed along the streets, presented
uniformly a cleeii ami tidy appearance,
and very generally two or thrupots
of llowers set in the front window.
From my limited observation, 1 fe?-l in
clineil to way that many o( the hut tor cla.-s
>>f working people are more inttlliiccni
than their fellows on the western sid<-of
the ocean. This may Ik' due to the f.iet
that thin country is not curbed with the
importation of the worst elements of other
lands, an America it*. 1 have not seen a
single foreigner since setting foot on English
soil, until a North Carolina physh-hrn
greeted me in the ward.-* of the Koyal hi
lirmary (hospital)Jhere today. The lnw< r
order of operatives in the cotton mil is
:ire, however, ignorant and deb:n><d.
fheir great curse is drunknesM. .
I Fpent an hour in Hoi ton, a city of 1 !! ?.D00
people, and thereafttrilco was in pi >i;ress,
alul the streets were filled at midilay
with groups of drunken men. Hue,
in everywhere, workingmen ccetn to entirely
lose sight of the fact, that the only
and sure way to elevate themselves iiml
families to make their inllueuce fell in
the community, and to lliemselvea become
sapitalisM instead of laborers is to let 1
kv hirky strictly alone, to give their attrii- J
lion to business, and to improve leisure
liours by storing the ixiind with useful
information. Many, very many of the 1
mill owners of England of to-day wete
Ihemselves onco operatives, and others !
ire paving the way for the same end. '
Unfortunately these are the small minor - '
it V.
I cannot close thin desultory comuun.i:ation
without referring to the warm- ,
lienrtcd, cordial greeting extended to me
w an American by Englishmen where I
>ver 1 go. This wan {o be expected among
friends, but it has been the name nir.ee
leaving my friends. (.lentlemen on I lie
railroad cars eagerly converse about our
land, and always hare a kindly word for
lier and a heart? handshake at parting
with one of her humblecitizenfl. lint they 1
never fail to get in a word on the blessing's 1
i)f free trade. 1 have left England with '
a letter opinion of lier even than that 1
with which 1 came to her. 1 have enjoy- <
ed the beautifnl broad vnlleys and rolling
hills and green fields of Lancashire, the
lovely taken and rugged mountains and 1
most charming scenery of the "Lake Dis- 1
trict," but most of nil her bright homes
iiml friendly intercourse with her warmhearted
people. 1
At another time you may hear something
about the English lakes.
8. L. Jepson. i
Separate Schools.
Nmv Orleans, October 23.?'The in- ,
junction issued against the School Hoard ,
at the instance of Paul Trivigue, forbidling
the IJoard from establishing separate
jchools for white and colored children,
wan io-?ay dissolved i?y Judge KTghter,
A (lieSixth District Court. i
A. syndicate of eminent financiers in
Kuropo have proposed to loan the State
of Louisiana $12,550,000 with which the
State must pay ofl' her present debt at par
with interest to date of retirement.
Hie State must then issue the Name
amount of bonds to the syndicate
bearing 5 per cent interest, the principal
and interest made payable in 15 years.
Under this plan the State wonld be requited
to pay only about $550,000 per annum
on account of principal and interest, instead
of $800,000, as required to pay the
interest on the State l>ouds. It is believed,
however, that this proposition cannot
under the constitution and present State
laws be accepted.
Ilclity Uruulcd.
PmfcBUKoii, October 2J?.?Judge Kirkpatrick
font for the grand jury this
morning and informed them that ho had
notified the Atlorney-Cieneral of the
(hurt's decision on the argument on
attachments for State officers. The Judge
then submitted General liar's answer, in
which he a*ks to have the service of the
attachments delayed for one week, promising
to have the matter ready for decision
by November 1st. After a consider
mion ?'i we niani-r, me uemy was amoved
ami tho Attorncy-Uenernl ho notified.
It ii? believed that General Lear will
carry the qucMion before the Supreme
Court, now in scwion here, ho that the
legality of the proceaa may lie fully tot
ed. _
OltlTlUlY.
Khoxvili.b, October 23.?R?v. Dr. \V.
10. Munaev, of the Southern Methodist
Church, died suddenly thin morning at
Joneitboro.
Keon>iiplriI.
Nrw York,October 23.?Puerto, Plata
and Loveja, Han Domingo, have been reoccupied
by government troop*. All
Dther provinceti are in rebellion.
?-Tho Republican County Convention
oiet at Chicago yesterday and nominated
% ticket for the ensuing election. The
Convention wm harmonious throughout.
BY TELEGRAPH.
ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT.
TO TliJC DAILY iyTELL 1UESGER
Uriiuri I.uUKtt I. O. O. F.
(Ihajton, W. Va., October 23.
Hpi-lal to the I DtelllKenrrr.
TheUrand Lodge of WealVirginiamet
in their new liall at 0 o'clock A. M. There
were present all the grand oflicera and
eighty - three representative*. Degree*
were conferred on a largo number of new
member*. The Grand Master read his
journal and ilrrinimm Th? iiaiinl mm.
initio** were appointed, and tlio by-laws
for subordinate lodge* were adopted as
fur an article forty-nix, after which the
Lodge adjourned until to morrow murning.
The weather here is very fine.
_ W. I*. M.
CONGRESSIONAL.
SKNATK.
Washington, October 23.
The following billn were introduced
and referred:
Iiy Mr. Ingalln: To cMjualix** the
bounties of soldiers who nerved in the
late war for the Union.
l?y Air. Coke, of Texan: Amending the
Revised Statu ten of the United State* in
regard to militia. It mnkes an annual
appropriation nf $1,000,000 lor the purpose
of providing arms and equipment*
lor the whole body of militia, either Ly
purchase or manufacture.
Hy Mr. Ingalls: To enable Indiana to
become citizens of the United States.
The New York Custom House appointments
were nettled in the Cabinet by a
determination to appoint Roosevelt, Collector:
Merritt. Surveyor, and Wince.
Niti til Ullicer.
The Comptroller of Currency linn tloclared
n dividend in favor of the crediturn
of the National Hank of the State of
Missouri, at St. I/oiuh, payable on the
-{Jib iiint. A dividend of 10 percent has
lieen declared in favor of the creditor)* of
the First National ISank of Duliith.
The bill introduced by Mr. Wallace to
authorize long bonds for inventmeat
Having*, diricts the Secretary of the
Treasury to i^uc in lieu of an equal
amount of I ner cent bonds authorized by
the not of July 1-llh, 1S70, an amount not
exceeding ?100,000,000 of U. S. coupon
bonds in denominations of $25, $50 und
$100, in equal sums of each denomination,
redeemable in coin of the present
standard value after (10 yearn from the
date of iwtue and bearing interest payable
semi-annually in such coin at the rate of
;> 05*100 j>er cent per annum. These
bonds are to he exempt from all taxation.
The remainder of the bill is us follows:
The Secretary of the Treasury shall keep
said bonds for pale at the different subtreasuries
of the United States and shall
dispone of the same at par and accrued
interest for coin or for United States
legal tender notes at the rate at which
they may then stand in the market and
such legal tender notes shall not Im> reissued,
but their proceeds and coin rereived
for such bonds shall be applied to
the redemption of outstanding 5 20 bonds
of the United States.
A bill to provide lawful note and coin
currency for the United States, introduced
in the Senate by Mr. Wallace by
request, provides for the coinage of lour
hundred million dollars in the value of
coin metal called (laloid, and consisting
of gold, silver and copper in the propor
nun 01 one pound, twenty-lour pounds
mil three-fourth* of n pound respectively,
to lie paid for hy the issue of four
per cent bond*, redeemable in ten and
payable in twenty yearn, anil to be paid
jul in exchange for bond* bearing a
higher rate of interest as the latter are
retired. The Claloid coin* are to bo in
interchangahlc with United States
noted, Tlie bill also requires the Secretary
ol the Treasury to cause to be issued
four hundred millions of legal tender in
notes in exchange for those outstanding,
ind to keep at least three hundred and
lifty millions of the new issue out oC the
Treasury in circulation.
U'ANIIINUTON.
Tlie LouiHinuu Senator'* i'u.se.
Washington, October 2.1.?Tho Corn:nittco
on Privileges and Elections met
[his morning to hear the arguments in
ihe Louisiana Senator's ewe, and agree
to allow each contestant or representative
jne hour in which to present his arguments.
Mr. Sheliubaruer. for Ivwllnmr A.u?n#,l
llie argument. ilis principal point was
that the President'* decision as to Mhich i
was the legal government of Louisiana
was subject to review and reversal by
Congress,
Mr. Spofl'ord asked leave to present
his argument to-morrow, which wan
granted, and the Committee adjourned.
confirmed,
The Senate in executive Bcssion to day,
confirmed Richard C. McCormick Assistiint
.Secretary of the Treasury; Frederick
Kueller, Pension Agent, Indianapolis,
Ind.; Armsted M. Swope, Collector of Internal
Revenue, 7th district of Kentucky;
A. I). Hazen, Third Assistant Postmaster
(Jeneral; Thomas A. Wiley, Collector of
Internal Revenue of the Dili district of
Pennsylvania; John M. Langston, Minister
resilient and Consul General to Hayti.
u. p. .v c. 1>. iuil110a 1)3.
.lay Gould, representing the Union Pacific,
and C. P. Huntington, of the Central
Pan tic Railroad*, are here, it is understood,
to induce the Secretary of the
Treasury and Secretary of the Interior to
recommend to Congress the plan heretofore
submitted by the companies for the
liquidation of their interest indebtedness
to the government, namely the annual
payment into the U. S. Treasury of half a
million dollars by each company, to constitute,in
connection with their earnings
from government transportation, a sinking
fund to repay tho interest advanced
l>y the government.
l!ti?ltio?N KmtmrriisMitieiitK.
Ciiicaoo, October 23.?G. W. Alexander,
real estate dealer, lias filed a voluntary
jHJtition in bankruptcy. Tho debts
are all unsecured and are$278,000, chiefly
in notes. The only assets are exemptions.
John W. Carrington, jr., also a real
estate dealer, failed. Secured debts, $111,000;
unsecured, $21,000; as surety, $102,000;
assets chietly equities in mortgaged
real estate and worthless accounts.
ukadfokp, m'coy a co.
UiiiCAOO, October 23.?Concerning the
tail lire ot Bradford, McCoy & Co, announced
from Quincy yenterdiiy, Mr.
McCoy, who i* here on" himnesH, raya
there i* no truth whatever in the ntory
that he in prepared to meet every liability
in fulljum that the firm in perfectly not*
vent. The business transactions u( the
firm in Chicago ami Qnincy verify thin
statement.
WtMilhcr 1 ml teal ton s.
wa* dkpahtkknt, ^
Onnc* ov tick Cmv 8io?*t Orricm,
Wajuirutok, u. c., Oct. Jl-l *. w.J
ibodaiuutiui.
For Tennessee and the Ohio Valley and
Like region*, clear or partly cloudy
weather, light south winds, ntationary or
higher temperature and stationary or
lower pressure.
NT. LOt IN.
Null DlamlNMeU?Tlie llnuibul A
Nl. Jo?? ICHilroiul.
St. l^ouif*. October 2:1.?The nu!t penditiR
in the United State* Court here ?.
John Henderson, of New Orleana, for
connection with tliewhlak/ ring has been
diamiaaed by District Attorney llliaa under
direction from Woahington. Henderaon
wiut tried and convicted at New
Orleana and after nerving n part of hi*
aentence in nriaon waa pardoned by
President Grant. He wan indicted here
for tlie same oflenaeaa wjih committed in
New Orleam, and the present action of
the government seems toJiavebeen taken
under the decisions which relieved McKee,
McDonald and Joycc from further
prosecution.
Col. K. 8. Stevens, general manager of
the Hannibal A St. Joe Jiuilroad, in an
interview laat evonlngaaid all the trouble
of that road had been produced by out*
aide parties, and that other roads, no
doubt, have had a linger in the pie. It ia
monstrous, he said, that a receiver should
be appointed for the road, and especially
as the road is not in default for a dollar;
that not one of its obligations has ever
been protested, and that the interest on
its bonds has never been passed, but alway#
paid in full. He further says that
the company is now in the possesion of
independent assets of over three millions
of dollars, subject to the control of the
Board, for the payment of whatever indebtedness
may bo against it, and for the i
improvement of the road-bed, laying steel
rails, Ac.
A sjK'cial from Jefferson City to the
Globe-Democrat says: The matter of the
appointment of a receiver for the Han*
mbal & St. Joe railroad wan laid before
the Supreme Court to-day in the shape of
an application by tho attorneys of the
railroad company fornn appeal from the
decree of Judge Brooders, of the Circuit
Court, and for a supersedeas huspending
the appointment of a receiver and staying
execution of hi* orders by the court.
After a brief speech by the Counsul on
the different sides the court granted till
Thursday for filing the objections to
granting an appeal.
The company's Counsel are Ex-Go v.
Willard, P. Hall, James C'arr,George W.
JUarley, of Missouri, and Henry Crawford,
of Chicago.
The New York attorneys for the complainants
aaking the appointment of a receiver
are Willis Hendershott, of New
York; Samuel F.Glover,of St. Louis;and
A. 8. Harris, of Chilllcothe. The company
are also represented by Mr. Mis*,
J. M. Hartshorn, H. If. Cook and A. W.
Uxecnleaf, of the New York stockholders.
The following telegram was sent from
Jefferson City, late to-night, with the request
that the Associated Press Agent
put it in his dispatches :
Noticing Mr. Griwold's card to the
New York World, and Mr. Hartshorne's
interview with a reporter of the St.
Louis Tiwim, wherein the statement is
made in the interercst of Jay Gould and
the Wabash Kailroail, 1 deem it my
duty to say that neither the Chicago,
Uurlington ?Sc Quincy U.K., the Wabash,
nor any other corporation nor Jay
Gould, has nor ever has had any interest
in the suit with the plaintiU' either directly
or indirectly. I further slate that
the application was in behalf of an honest
administration of the a 11 airs of the road,
in the interest of the people of the State
of Missouri and all others interested in
an honest management.
(Signed) Wills llENDKitsiiorr.
I'itlsburgti and Luke Krie Btailroad.
PnTsuuJum, October, 23.?The line of
the new railroad which is heing built
by the capitalists of this city and known
as the Pittsburgh & Erie Railroad, crosses
the track of the Lawrence & New Castle
road, a leased line of the Pennsylvania
road, at Mahonningtown, Pa. Last week
the latter company began grading for a
side track to be nlaccd four or live feet
below the grade of their main track, with
the intention of preventing the new road
from crossing their line. The Lake Erie
road, however, put a large force of men
on and succeeded in making the crooning.
Last evening a lare force of workmen employed
by the Lawrence & New Castle
road marched to the crossing and tore up
the newly laid track of the Lake Erie
Company. The latter road with a still
larger force of workmen relaid the track
to-day, and it was again torn up this
evening. Trouble in feared there tonight.
RESOLVED TO 2IOI.D OUT.
Twenty leading manufacturers of oil
barrel met here today, and unanimously
resolved to hold out for $1 40 per barrel.
The Standard Company ia endeavoring
to break the market l?y bringing in barrels
from outside points, but the manufacturers
have agreed to close their
shops, and when the supply is exhausted
the Standard Company will have to agree
to the market price to prevent the complication
brought on by the journeymen
striking for a rise of 40 per cent, which
rendered it necessary to increase the
selling price.
FIKC ItlK'OICI).
An Iiiccudlary Fire.
St. Johns, October 211.?An inccndiary
in Frederickton last night destroyed several
residences and ntores. Loss $30,000;
insurance unknown.
THEATRE IltJKNED.
Chicago, October 211.?Wood's Museum
caught tire this morning at 0 o'clock,
and tho portion containing the theatre
was completely gutted. Chapin A: Gore's
liquor house beneath was damaged bv
water and the Museum animals all died
from Huilocution. J. K. Walsh is the
proprietor and Tony Denier is lessee of
the museum and theatre. Loss on the
miisiMiin anil lln?n?r? iu fmn*
$15,000 to $20,000. (Jhapin ?StCJore e?ti*
mated their loss at $110,000. These are
regarded an outside figures. The insurance
on ull the property injured in two
or three times the amount of the loss.
The theatro wnH the first built after the
great lire and has had precarious existence
ever since.
woolen mili. destroyed.
Providence, October 23.?The large
nMiiiuu uiiu ui i-iVnnHfteaprove, run by U.
F. Mason & Co., AVaterford, Mass., was
burned last night. The mill ran twelve
nets of machinery in fancy cassimcren and
employed over 250 hands. Low estimated
at f ll)t),000.
Condition ol Seimtor Itlniuc.
Washington, October 23.?Senator
Maine is Htill confined to his bed, with
the prospect of an early recovery, the
fever being much weaker than yesterday.
A few persona only are admitted tolas
chamber, quiet being essential.
A telegram from Augusta, received by
hiiu this morning, snyn the physicians
consider bin daughter Alice out of danger,
uuleiwaomo nnforaeen danger should
be developed. The hall has not yet lieen
extracted.
IIowcll'i* New Coinedj.
Cleveland, October 23.?Lawrencj
Barretrt" Company played W. D. How*
ell'a new comedy,''Counterfeit Presentment,"
at the Opera House, thin evening,
to a large audience, who gave it the must
enthusiastic repetion. It is the opinion
of the critics here that the play m a sue
cess on Itaintrinsic merits, and is sure to
keep the etage and remain a laming acquisition
to American dramatic litera*
re.
FOREIGN NEWS
knuland.
The Colliery Fxi?Io?ioii.
London, October 23.?The work of exploring
the colliery at High Hlnnlyre, in
which the explosion occurred yesterday
proceeded throughout tho night. Pour
miners were discovered alive about U
o'clock, but in to exhausted a condition
that one died before morning and another
is hopelessly prostrate. The mining expert*
nay that nil the men in the pits peri-lied,
but even if anv are alive now no
rescue party can reach theni in less than
eight or ten days. The work of bringing
up the dead was resumed this morning.
The bodies are fearfully burned and
mangled. The explosion was of terrific
violence.
onera.l< "rant london.
General Grant was entertained at a
banquet by the Mayor of the corporation
of Brighton last night. In response to a
toast he said: If England and the United
ton,! ???,,! ..-.i ..m,
bore, as now, the English speaking people
will becowe the greatest tn the world.
General Grant ami party leave Charing
Cross railway station at 10 o'clock tomorrow
morning by a special train, anil
expect to rencli Paris by half past six in
the evening. The American residents in
l'aris meet on Friday to organize a banquet,
ami there will alio be a banquet at
the American Legation on the 2Uth inatM
to which President McMahon anil nil
Ministers are invited.
WEAVERS' KTR1KE ENDED.
The weavers'strike at Asliton has ended.
They accept the employers' terms.
REVIEW OP THE ?IRAIN TRADE.
The Mark Lane's weekly review of Llie
grain trade: The weather this aiituiun
has been very favorable to the Northern
agriculturist/, and the apprehensions,
felt some live or nix weeks ago for the
ultimate safety ol the crops, have proved
groundless in the North. Wintry weather
has set in accompanied by a heavy fall
of snow, and the outstanding corn, of
which,however,the quantity id inconsiderable,
will stand no chance of ripening.
The farmers appear determined to lose
no time in sowing, and have been devoting
their energies thereto rather than to
threshing out their wheat. This is testilied
to by the small supplies which have
been received at the country markets, ami
also the demand for seed wheat under
the pressure of an advance of 1 shilling
to 2 shillings per quarter which has taken
place in some cases. The improvement
lias not. however, been felt in Mark Lane,
where the factors have not been successfill
in establishing the advance, hut
nevertheless the tone of the market has
not l?een depressed for Khglish wheat,
The natural inherent strength of the
trade, based on the enormous consumption
requirements of the country, must lie
attributed to Oiu fact that although hut
Monday's return showed the week's imports
of foreign wheat to be not near U'y
000 quarter*. The previous rates were
maintained for all except American and
Indian clashes. We have now arrived
at that period which may he considered
the crisis in trade, as far as regards the
inlluence of imports on prices, l'her.qud
approach of winter will practically withdraw
Russia as the source of supply, and
if po marked a decline takes plane before
the actual closing of the Baltic ports,
there appears to he sufficient strength in
the trade to withstand the action of
'America without our present range of
values undergoing any change during the
winter. These remarks must only he
considered of value supposing that no
change occur* in political ? Hairs, tin any
demonstration by the nation* would
as certainly weaken the situation as a
sudden termination of the war would depress
\hc state of the wheat market. As
a teHt of the strength of tho trade, to
withstand action in the roads, it may lie
worth remarking that the averse weekly
importation of wheat to l^ondon, fince
the 1st of July, lias been 08,000 quartern
or very near 1,100,000 quarters in 10
weeks. Our local trade has been <juiet
with only moderate consumption. The
demand, necessarily, is no speculation.
The arrival of some recent heavy shipments,
from United States ports, reduced
the price of American wheat a shilling
to two shillings per quarter and
the same reduction has occurred iti Calcutta.
A better feeling is noticeable in
maize, and a slight improvement has
taken place on American, l'or barley and
oata trade has been dull, and former
prices are not exceeded. Arrivals of
wheat cargoes at the ports of call the pant
week have been small, but shipments
from the United States continue large.
Trade ruled dull at a fall of about a HhilJ
ling per quarter. Maize has been in good
demand both oil' tho coast and for shipment
at an improvement of fully a 0d
per quarter. Hurley steady wjthout quotable
change.
FUANt'K.
Paws, October 23.-?Jules Clrevy will
accept the representation of the Uth Arrondisscnient
of Paris instead of his for*
mer constituency, Arrondisoetnent of
Dole, Department of Jura, from both of
which he was returned because the Republicans
attach greater and more general
significance to his election in place of
the late Thiers. Although Urevy favors
a moderate policy, believing it better for
the conn try that MacMahon should serve
his term, Htill, if the Marshal does not
promptly accept the opportunity now
open to him and sincerely co-operate with
tho Moderate Liberals in guaranteeing
the country against anti-Kepuldican surprise,
Grevy in prepared to place himself
at the head of I he solid I/eft and inan and
maintain its claims and fulfill the duties
imposed bv the country in the late elections.
The CintlUutionel declares that moderation
and patience remain the watchwords
of the Republican party.
Tho Orleanist organ insists tipjn a
compromise, which i? not only possible
but necessary.
nuuilli-r iiuiiufin u*|lillliuil 111
Trouble.
New York, October 21.?A large number
of depositor* of Union Dime Savings'
Bank called thin morning to withdraw
their money, but were informed
that the law requiring sixty days notice
was in force, 'lhe Bank Department hits
been making an examination the past
four weeks and the Examiner naya the
cash is all right and the securities among
the lies t. lie nays he will make his report
next week and that there can be no
uouht but it will be perfectly satisfactory.
He adds: 1 have heard rumorathatit wax
two trustees who made the statement of
there being an examination for stock
jobbing operations and 1 am of the opinion
that they should be brought speedily
to justice.
TI'KF NOTF.S.
Bai.timokk, October 23.?Tho racing
over Fimlico course began to day with a
three-quarter of a mile dash for maidens,
all ages, and waa won by Wrwh Booth,
Vermont recond, and Diamond third.
Time, 1:21.
The Pixie stakes, two mile dash, were
won l?y King Faro, Major Barker second,
and Susquehanna third. Time, 3:55.
.Movement ol Troop,*.
Mi.ucti Ciionk, Pa., October 23.?The
U. 8. troops atationed here since the railroad
trouolw, leave to-morrow.
Kliincopul loiivrutloii.
Boston, October t!3,??The Kpiseopnl
General Convention to-day concurred in
n message from the House ol llishopn in
regard to marring with relative, and
the President appointed a committeo to
meet n committee of ilie House of Bishop*
on the subject of adding to the Book ol
Prayer a prayer in Spanish.
The Committee on the State of the
Church presented a rvport referring to the
good work accomplished during the pant
three years. The number of Bishops now
in the Church in 28. Increased ellort in
the work of the Church among freedmen
of the South wan recommended; also that
a hook of common ltrayer he used at the
opening and close of exercises in the Sunday
Schools. The report, which wan
adopted, closed with a resolution asking
the Ilouflo of Hishops to prepare a pin
ceaea.
The Joint Standing Committee on Kx?
penscs of the Convention reported that
tho expenses had been reduced $Jl,000,
and that a further decrease could he
nude by reducing tho number of copies
of the Journal, which was not appreciated
by many ol the clergymen to whom
it had been sent. The salaries of the
secretaries should be paid yearly instead
of every three yearn, and each diocere
should pay the expenses of its delegate,
each delegate to be allowed two dollars
|>er day besulo traveling expenses. The
renort comes tin for further discussion.
The Canon adopted by the House of
Biihopa for the creation and government
of the proposed order of Deaconesses or
Sinters of the Church, cauie up for con*
current action.
Judge Shelley, of Virginia, for the
Committee on Canons, presented the minority
report proposing that the qualilica
tions of women to enter the order be left
to the iiishops, ami that the setting apart
of dioceses should be by form set forth
by the house of Bishops, instead of being
in control of any one liishop.
Dr. Moriraii I)ijc. of Now Yuri- ox. I
pressed hi* opinion thai the Canonical
J*gislation was unsucessary. He could
not endorse anything effecting the minority
report.
Dr. Clark, of Kentucky, said that proper
legislation win necessary to place the
church in itfl proper position before (lit*
world and declared himself in favor of
the Canon as reported from the House of
Rishons, as it would serve to protect the
church from any discredit.
I)r. Fulton, of Wisconsin, believed that
the Sisterhood should be governed by the
legislation of the Diocesian Conventions,
a*regarded the work of the order in its
respective jurisdictions.
Bishops Delaware and Iviston, B"vs.
Henry C. Potter, Dix, Loyd, Wells, Stephen,
Smith and Nash were appointed
trustees of the funds for the widows and
orphans of deceased clergymen.
The House of Bishops now concurred
with the House of Deputies in netting
Wednesday for the time of adjourning the
Convention, and asked a Committee on
Conference, which was granted.
OiUcial Yoteol Hamilton Comity.
OIilo.
Cincinnati, October St.?The official
vote of this county in the recent election
gives the following pluralities: Bishop,
Bern., Governor, Jt.MO; Pitch, Dem.,
Lieut.'Governor, ?2,77(5; Howell?, Dem.,
Treasurer, 2,231; Pillars, Dem., AttorneyGeneral,
2,157; O'lvey, Darn, Judge "of
Supreme Court, 2,415. The only Republican
elected wan Cappeller, for County
Auditor, l?y 55S plurality.
And Yet Another Savings lt:mk
Clones Its Doors.
PirrstJUROH, October 23.?The Mancliester
Savings L'ank of Allegheny City,
closed its doors this morning. The ollicials
are reticent as to the condition of
the nll'airs, but it is believed that the tieposits
will amount to $100,000, and that
the assets and personal wealth of the
stockholders, who are individually liable,
are Hiiilicient to secure all creditor.1*.
A Ilciif JicinI Fro.Nl.
Mkmimiis, October 23.?There was a
heavy while frost this morning, which
it is thought will benefit the cotton crop
by stopping its second growth, which was
develoj>cd by tho recent warm weather
and causing the bolls to open.
Emporium Capture.
Havana, October 23.?The Spanish
column near Ilolguin,commanded by Col.
Mozoviljo, has captured the President of
the Cuban Jlepublic, Thomas Estrada,
Secretary of the Cuban Chambers, and
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL
BY TELEGRAPH.
Sew York Money it ml Stocks.
Nkw YORK, October HI.?MOSRY--i!:?7
per ccnt. l'riinc mercantile paper 7a!) per
cent. Custom receipts $*I41',000. The Assistant
Treasurer ?lis??iir^ecl $'.'07,000. Clearings
$20,000,000. Sterling quiet; long I.8UJ4;
abort 4.K5.
Gold?Steady nt 102%al 02T;. Currying
rotes 1 to percent. Loans were also made
Hut.
SlLVRlt?At London "m!4?l. Here, silver
burn ure $1 23,'4 greenbacks, $| UWgold.
Silver coin !4uM;per cent discouut.
GOV RUN MKNT8 ?Steady.
UnltHl Hum (* ot 158*, coui-oua. ....IId1:
Klfe-Tweiitle* (t8fi3) new hi v.
Ft v*?T weutlro11 W?7) mIVH U
Firu-Tweiillea (186$).- -
No# Fife* .. ....... 107;i.
Ni** Four nn 1 A h&lb -.10%',
Near Fours 10.*%
Ton-forties 107;,
Ton-torlloi (rou]>on*)...MM. . ..!
Currowv fiixta ...120,%
Uaii.uoaii Horns-Hull.
Statu Skcukitihs?Quiet.
Stocks?I bo market was linn in the early
dealings on the denial of some of the unfavorable
rumors current yesterday, mid
prices advanced U to l-)i per cent in the
active stocks and percent in C. C. dt
1. After midday a weaker feeling net in,
and thero was :i reaction of l'k to 1 percent
on nut reports oi a run on mo. Union Dime
Savings Uank. The market was somewhat
unsettled at the close with prices generally
helow the highest point of the day.
but above the opening Western I'uion and
C. C. C. ift I. were about the strongest
stocks, ami coal shares elosed up steady.
Transactions aggregated lsi),u00 shares,
of which 5,000 were New York Central,
0,000 Krie, <32,000 Lake Shore, '?,090
Northwestern common, 0,000 preferred,
'2,000 ltock Island, 11,000 St. l'aul common,
0,000 preferred,; 7,000 Ohios, 17,000 Dela*
ware, Lackawanna A Western, Jl.OOrt Deluaware
A Hudson, 3,000 Michigan Central,
and 41,000 Western Uniou.
Western Unloa. 7!>J4) Northwestern roui.. :yy";
QuictMWcr .. no Northwestern pM... m
Qulcksllrcr tif.t a5 | New Jerwy Central If. 14
1'aclllc Mall i] Itock MnnJ lCOli
Maripou m 8t. Haul
Mar i una preferred.. J'41 riL. I'aul preferred... f.TJ,
Adams Kxprm 97%| VVaba?h? jo
Well#, Fargo ?k Co.. MU Fort Wayne yi
American M.'j Terro Haute li
llnlttHl Btatoi r?M&!?tun Hautopfd 17
Krio Chicago A Alton hfdlO.!
Krlt?tirdened? 2? Ohio .* .. v%
llorlftu Hi Delaware A Larfca... Ii;.j
Harlinu |irc(enimI... 1 :i7 A. A 1\ 1Ylcsia|>h.. l.?
Michigan Ontral,... tllVC Mlwourl I'aclllr lU
Union fuel lie C.|iturlingtnu A quin..lc.,i^
Panama 1-7 IUniili.il A St. Joc? m.
Lako Hliore 67 Central IV. tonil&.ld'vi
IIIIduUi Central - 7<% Union I'ad tic tamMift
I'ltlabareh 7V I.iu<l Grants ??..l(TilZ
C. C. C. A I w\i (Jinking Fund........ V4J4
- Allegheny t ut lie.
E.VfeTLlURETY, October 23.-CATTLR-.BeceipU
Unlay 833 head, nit for>ale here;
prime $5 50, tfoodj $4 -3a5 25, common
4 cents.
IIook?Ucceintn tonlay 2,750 head Yorkera
(5 -0?5 30, Philadelphia# $5 50a.'> 80.
SHRRi'?BtceipU tinlajr 1,800 bead; *cliiog
at $3 50ft5 00.
Chicago.
\ Chicago, October '.'3.?yiour?Quiet
i aud steady. Wheat?Demand fair nnd
{rices a shade higher; No. 1 Cldcago spring
I 10!*. N?i, 'J, $l U? cash, $1 05J{al 05 X
, November, No. 3, $1 08. rejected 05c. Com
?Fairly netive nnd a shade higher at 44HC
, eiuh, November. 41Jfc the year, re*
iectcd 43tfc. Out*?Fair demand, but at
lower rates at 23 Jin cash, 23 Ho December,
rejectedat 21'?e. ltye?bteodynnd in good
demand at 63}{c. Hurley?Firmer at 50Wc.
Fork?Good demand ami prices a bliade
higher at $14 50 cash, $1140 October, $12 70
November, $12 52%al2 55 the year. Lard?
Fairly acltvn and a shade higher at $8 50
rash, $3 'JO the year. Hulk Meats?Quiet
aud unchanged. Whisky?Quiet at $1 08.
At tliecloso Wheat was irregular, options
higher ami cash lower, $1 09% caih,$l 05?i
ul l?5?4 Oetober. Corn fairly active and
u shade higher; 44)<;a44JSe October, 44a
44.'?c Novel dier. Oats lirm and advanced
iZv. Fork firmer but not ijuvtably higher;
$1150 hid. Lurd active ami a shade uigh*
er at 55a8 GO Oetober.
Jiew l'oru.
Nkw York, October 23.? Cotton ?
Quiet nt U^ulUic. Flour?More doing;
No. 2, $3 ooal 25, superfine western and
State $5 00u5 40, common to good $5 5Ua
5 75, good tojehoiee $580afl (HI, white wheat
extra $0 05a?? 70, fancy $il 80a8 25, extra
Uhio$j 50?7 60, St. Louis $5 55a8 25, Min.
ncHota patent process $7 40a02o. Wheat?
Fairly active; No. 2 Chicago spring and No.
2 Milwaukee $1 31al 32, ho. 1 spring$1 34.
ltyo?Quiet; No. 2 western 6Jia70o. Barley
?No. 2 Canada 85c, No. 1 do 60c. Malt?
Unchanged. Corn?Higher; ungraded west*
era mixed tj3c; steam mixed Oetober C2}*n
U.'Wc. Oats?A shade easier, western mixed
and Mate 35o38c, while western 30a44e.
mi}?miiji|)ing ooaouc. imps?(fillet; yearlings
Ia7e, iicwSHc. Cotl'ee?Unchanged.
Sugar?Firm; fair to good refining 8!^n8|Hic;
prune 8j$c; refined O^alO^c. Molasses?
Quiet. Whisky?Dull ut $113.;
<'liir!i^o I nitio .llarkH.
Chicago,October 23.?The-Drownr' fourmi
reports :
Catti.k?Receipts, 2,700, shipments,
5S0. Choice natives stronger; Hales at $4 00
n5 .'15, butchers moderately active at $2 00a
3 80; calvcs $1 OOafl (X); 'Colorado* slow,
supply moderate at $3 OOal 80; through
Texaais were scarce, qbality medium, with
a stronger feeling at $j l?3u3 30, stackers
and feeders were fairly active and uuchanged.
UO(iS?Receipts, 12,000,shipments, 1,400;
opened at 10al5c lower, declined 5c more,
closing weak; Philadelphia* in light demand
at $.r? 50a5 00, Packing $4 96h5 10,
light $.'? 10a5 25, a few at $5 80, Bostons
*'> 00a5 ;;o.
SlCKKi'?Receipts, 025, with a fair ship|
ping demaud, but few sales owing to the
scarcity; butchars in moderate rcmies' at
1 $1 OOiS 75.
! # - ' Cincinnati.
Cincinnati. October 23.?Cotton ?
Steady and in fair demand at 107hC. Flour
?Fi rmcr but not quotably higher. Wheat
?Quiet and 8teady;tred $1 :'0al 30. Coru?
l'irni at 45a4Gc. Oats?Steady and in good
demand at 27a3lc. Rye?Pull nt 58a50o.
llarlev?In good demand but at lower rales;
sample lots western spring 50a60. Pork?
(Jood demand; sales at $13 5Ual3 75. Iiftrd
?Fair demand; current make $8 30a8 35,
kettle 9at)Kc. Bulk Meats?Firm; Hhort
rib $S 10. Bacon?Firmer; short ribH^c,
short clear OJ^c, alllooHe. Butter?Weak;
.summer fancy creamery 32a33c, prime to
| choice Western Reserve 23a25e, Central
Ohio l'.?a20c. I.insccd Oil?Dull and
lower at Sit.-. Whisky?Good demand at
full prices at $1 07.
Ilixis ? Uuict: common ?1 fvid f?" It?1??
$ I 7on I i'O, packing $1 93to5 10, butchers
15s5 20.
Toledo.
Toi.kdo, Octobcr 23.?Flour? Firm.
Wheat?Steady; No. 1 white Michigan
$1 3:iJs, extra do $1 36, amber Michigau
spot nml seller November $1 31, No. 2 red
winter spot $1 I'D.1,', seller November
fl 2'.'?4, Ko. 3 red $1 li?, Corn?Easier,
high mixed 4'Jc, No. 2 Bitot 48^c, seller
November 48}?c> rejected 48c, damaged
new :iSc. Rye?No. 2,68c. On ts?Firmer;
No. 2 nud Michigan 27c. Clover Seed ?
$1 00.
4 r. m.?Wheat closed easy; No. 3 white
Wabash $1 312, amber Micliigan Heller Nov.
$1 30, seller Vcc. $1 20. Corn dull; high
mixed 4$}?c, No. 2 spot 4SKc, seller Oct.
and November 48c, new Heller Nov. 45c.
Oats, No. 2, 27c.
rillllMlClplllA.
rjillADKi.PHiA, October 23.?WoolQuiet,
lirm and unchanged; supply light.
Flour?Quiet; superfine $4 (K), extra $5 50,
Pennsylvania family $0 75, Minnesota family
'fii oOnti 75, high grades and patent $8 00
u'.i 00. Wheat?Steady; amber $14tial 48,
red $143aI 45, white $1 I8al 52. CornFinu;
yellow nt f?Se, mixed 62c, Oat*?
Firmer; white western at SlaStfc, western
mixed 32a3lc. Rye?Quiet nt70a72c. Fork
?$11 75al5 00. Butter?Weak; creamery
:iOn33c, Western Reserve nt 24a26o. Eggs?
Western nt22*23c. Cheese?Steady; western
fancy 12^al3e. Petroleum?Firm;
re lined 14??al5c, crude ll^allKc. Whisky
-$112.
Dry Ciootln.
Saw York, October 23.-llusiuesa contiiiucs
quiet in all departments. Cotton
goods in Sight demand l>ut steady. Prints
unsettled; Merrimuo D fancy prints are
jobbing at 5Xc. Oingliaius in fair request.
Cotton dress goods in steady demand,
Men's wear woolens quiet*
ritlMtmrsli.
Pitthmjrgii, October 23.?PetroleumQuiet
and steady, crude $2 45 at Parker's
for immediate shipment, refined 14%e,
Philadelphia delivery.
WhcclitiK Cuttle Market.
Wneruno, October 2.1, 1877.
I.ivo stock recciveil nt the Wheeling
Stoi-k Yards during the last week:
Catti.k?Arrivals 03 head; demand slow.
Ordinary to common nt 2.4h3c, common to
fair 3nr.&<\ fair to choice Alo&t
sales at.'J&ilc.
I It His?Arrivals 663 head; demand fair
and packers and butchers arc looking (or
lower prices. Light hoM at $4 50, packing
$4 "5a5 (i0, butchers $5 00a5 25.
Siikki'?lint few arrivals. Sold nt 4c,
choice lots would bring U-ialJfc.
t'Ai.viw-ln good demnnd at $3 00?8 00.
h\MlM?In fair demand nt 4%n5V{c.
Mn.cn Cows?Demand good at $-6 0'?
40 00.
CJm'imiHli llorNO hikI fllnlo Market.
The mitrkct still continues to improve
during the past week. The Southern buy*
cm an* buying a good smooth claw of
chunky young horses and mnrcs and paying
very good prices for them, but this
class of stock is coming in very slowly to
market, and are picked up fast as they
come in.
Wo have some Eastern buyers here
l hey are wanting ti better class of stock
than the .Southern buyers. Heavy draught
horses are still in good demand, and are
bringing good prices.
Mules sell very readily as fast they comc
in, but there are very few on the market.
* iiiriiiiiuii iron iviurKct.
There is an evident reaction in the mar*
kit ami the trade in breaming more regular
under the inlluence of a greater con*
sumption, but a much larger demand i?
Decenary to all'ect priced.
Charcoal II. II. II. IS. very choice, $2fl 00a
28 00; Charcoal, hot bloat, II. 11., No. 1, .
$23 00a25 00; do No. 2, $21 00a22 00; do '
mill, $20 00a2l 00. I(nn- coat and coke iron,
No. I, $21 fi0n'.?l (KV. do No. 2, $20 00?2100;
do mill, $18 00*19 00; Hanging lloek car
wheel, $ai00a3700; Alabama, do, $27 00a
32 00; Georgia and Tennessee car wheel,
$2700a30 00; Haliiburv car wheel, $37 00a
09 00; old car wheel*, ^10 <>0a20 00; wrought r
crap, per 100 lbs., tW)ca$l 10; ca?t Hcrap,
per 100 lbs, 60a60o.
DIED.
WOODS?Mn. lUituiKrr Woops In the (Wth
year of her aje.
Fuueral notice will he jlveo in Thnritlay'a Ime;

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