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II,fit i?, of count, no probability that
Bliwl a Houm bill will pio Ik* Henata,
(irotiding u it don lor the unlimited
coinage ol lUrer, but there U a probability
that the bill favored by the Senate
Finance Committee, reetricting coinage
to lour million* per month, will paaa. At
lent their are beginning to think ao in
StW York, lne urapAte oi Wednesday
evening asja that the probability of its
pu?ag? had the effect in Wall street on
W*lne#d?y to infuse a "ball" feeling into
oi*rstori in stocks. The New York Pod
itjt thst some of the bankers are of the
opinion thst folly $1,000,000 of United
Slates bonds would be sent back from
Earope within three months after the
enactment of the bill. It farther remarks
"Should anything like this happen, the
void that we bare would disappear long
before the proposed silver dollars could
ba coined in autficient amount to replace
the gold now in bank reserves, and in,tead
of an inflation we should have a
c >mraction, and that, too, at a lime when
di?tru?t and demoralization prevailed."
It ?eemi that already some of the lately
placed 4 per cent bonds are arriving in
New York from Europe. For instance,
the PoU of Wednesday evening says thau
"TaJh ih?r? ?nmirMl in thta
(or the tir*t time fire hundred and thou*!
?itkl dollar coupon 4 p*r cent. United
Slates bonds, those which we ?w having
been in the po-?eMion of Measra. Fitch &
Hatch, the well known dealer* in govern- i
ment band-, who received them in the
regular couree of their business. It will
be remembered that none of the coupon
4 per cento were told in thia country, all
hiring been marketed in Europe by the
Syndicate. These bonds of course came
from Earope."i
The H'elUbnri, BetliaojA Wath1
mi; to a Xnrrotr Ciauge.
The Washington papers and people
seem to be waking up to a lively inter*
e? in this proposed enterpise. The Obimet
discusses the project at some
length, and announces that the firm of
Wo. Smith) k Son have offered to snb*
scribe $500 to the road. Another party
(according to the Reporter) whose name
The Obtervtr appeals to the rich farm*
srs along.the valley of Brush Run and
Buffalo Creek to come forward at this
time, while the general feeling is favorable,
and make *ure of this much talked
of project. It ipeaka thus of the ronte of
the proposed road :
"The route learn Washington by the
northwest, striking the head waters of
Brash Run near Hamilton Davis'*, in
Caoton township, thence along Brush Ran
and Buftalo Creek to the river. No grading
is required in this county except a
slight cut at the Davis farm. To tbe
farmers between thi; point and Bethany
we would ?ay, if you ever hope to have an
nnlUt of thia nnfnrA it it tim? fur mn in
move while the Narrow (iauge fever is
at its height, or you can lay on your oaw
for another quarter of a century. A Terr
small assessment on your rich agricultural
interest* will bring return* fully ten
fold greater, by railing the price of farm*
and opening up to you an easy and good
Aj we remarked on Monday last, the
route for thi? proposed road has been
twice surveyed, and at one time it seemed
ai if the enterprise would really take
practical afcape. It came to the birth,
however, and failed in strength at the
crisis of its fortunes. 5ow that the pro*
j*: Li again revived, and seeing that the
feeling is so generally favorable towards
Dtrpna mmm* nn iMinnnl r\f mhim.
? ??"?" V. .?? ?w?
mr and profit with which the/ can be
built and ran, it would seem as if oooe
more an opening had occurred which if
improved may lead to the construction
Kiver ilewa.
The marks la*t evening indicated 5 feet
V inches, and swelling slightly.
The Courier left for Parkersburg at 10}
a. x? as usual.
The Emma Graham passed down about
8 x. M., en route from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati.
The M. S.Thanhoueer will to-day take
the place of the Market Boy in the
Wheeling and Matamoras trade.
The steamers Boas and Sampson passed
up yesterday vith tows of empty
The Wm. Stone arrived here yesterday
morning, en route to Pittsburgh. She
laid here until her pitman strap wal repaired.
and left for Pittsburgh in the
The Nail Citj pawed up about 1 p. sc.
with a tow of tie* for the P. W. ?& Ky.
The O'Neal left for Pittsburgh at 7
o'clock yesterday moraine*
The Ragon will leave for Parkersbarg
promptly at 10J o'clock this morning.
The Hudson is due from Cincinnati today.
The Oella,Telegram and Phaeton made
their customary trip# yesterday.
The Express left Cincinnati last night
for Pittsburgh.
The Scout passed down yesterday with
a tow of fire clay and bricks.
The Tom Been No. 2 passed up with
aa empty tow.
The towboat Jake Heatherington came
up from Madison Monday night, and left
for Wheeling last evening, with the boilers,
a halts, wheel, Ac., belonging to the
Calumet.?dn. Enquirer.
The new wharfboat for the Pittsburgh.
Wheeling and St. Louis packets, at Cincinnati,
will be ready for boainesa next
The soagboat Woodruff ha* been clearioe
oat Scioto bar.
Pilot* J. Alex. Frazier and Sam. McBride
are coming round from St. Louis, at
the wheel of the E. H. Durfee, en route
to Pituburgh.
The towboat Jacob Heatherington armed
at Cincinnati 'from Maduon on
Tneedaj, en rout? to Wheeling with the
ttichinery belonging to the Calumet.
[By Tatepaph.]
Pitoboboh, November 22.?Hirer 3
>?t 9 inches, and rising. Weather cloud/.
Both rivers rising above.
CixctKUTi, November 22.?Eirer 8
leet 3 inchM. and fnllinir Arrivod?
Kxprtw, Pittsburgh; Nanhville, Naah ille;
Bautn, Memphis Departed?Exprw?,
Piltabargb; Naahville, Wheeling.
Dnuliog rain all da/.
Nashville, November 23.?River ria"JgjMl;
6 feel on the aho*la. Departed
?Hilltnan. Cairo.
_ Cairo. November 22,-Arri red-Whale,
ft LooU; Citv of Alton, New Orleans;
New Oilbaxs, November 22?Arrived
--Willie, Oaachita river. Departed?
The Pope'i End i Quntisn of
Diy? Only.
A Mexlotn Conspiracy onthtT txan
Mr. Ewing DiteuuM lh? R??umption
Aot in th? Houw.
Washikgtoh, November 22.
The following bills were introduced
and referred:
By Mr. Mills: Authorising the Secretary
of the Treunry to pay to owners the
sine of all cotton seized by Treasury officials
since Mar 30,1865; aleo for the payment
of all debts contricted by the government
in certain Slates aince the close
of the war.
TJ? II. r? *_? n At
oj Mr. rruKiio: * or me organization
of the Territory of Oklahoma.
By Mr. Davis: To exempt steam plough
machines from payment of duty.
By Mr. Stone, of Iowa: Creating postal
savings banks.
Mr. Crittende^aaked leave to offer a
resolution calling upon the Preeident for
information a* to the failure of the Union
Pacific Railroad to operate ita road and
branches agreeably to the provision* of
the several Pacific Railroad acta. Objected
Mr. Hale, as a question of privilege, offered
a resolution discharging the Com*
mittee on Elections from further consideration
of the contested election of Belford
vs. Patterson, of the Slate of Color*
ado. He stated that the case had
occupied the attention of the House ten
days and then had been referred to a
committee,that had been done 27 days ago
and nothing had been heard from that
committee, "and u far as he could learn
there van no indication ot any majority
report coming from the committee.
Mr. Taylor made a point of order that
thin wad not a privileged question.
The Speaker overruled the point of
Mr.Stephens, of Georgia, concurred in
all that the Gentlemen from Maine
(Hale] had said. This was a question
of very high privilege. He thought that
the committee ahoald report at a very
ewly date, but suggested that the resolution
be amended so aa to direct the com*
mittee to report by Saturday next or they
should be discharged from conaideration
of the subject.
Mr. Harris said the committee expected
to report the first day of the regular
Mr. Cox, of Ohio, said if the Houm
should take this case from the Election
Committee, as it had a perfect right to
do, he could not see how the committee,
Hfltlnn Inaf (Ii* mnA^uuia ?f Uiuiu
could farther act In any caae. [Applause
on the Democratic aide.] He thought it
due to the Democratic members of the
committee to make a abort explanation
of what had occurred in the committee.
A Republican member of the committee
(Hitchcock), who had been absent from
the committee and whose mind was in
doubt about tome matters connected with
the cue, had suggested to him (Cox) to
request the committee to delay immediate
action, and consequently if there had
been any delay the Kepablican members
of the committee were responsible for it.
[Applause on the Democratic aide.]
The resolution having been amended as
suggested by Ur. Stephen*, Mr. Sayler
moved to lay it on the table, Agreed to;
yeas 155, navs 94.
Mr. Wood stated that he had intended
to call tin to dar the r??nlntion wnnrtpH
by the Committee on Way* and Means
for a final adjournment of this session,
but as the Senate had adjourned till Monday
he would not call it up.
The House then returned the consideration
of the deficiency bill, the question
being on reconsidering? the vote of yesterday
rejecting the amendment of Mr. Waddell,
appropriating $700,000 for steam
?e?rice in carrying mails. The motioo
to reconsider was laid on the table; yeas,
144; nayi, 117. The bill was then passed.
The 8peaker stated that the special
order, the bill to repeal the reaumption
act, would now come up, and'the gentleman
from Ohio (Eviog) waa entitled
to an hoar to cloee the debate.
Propositions to allow the members who
had offered amendments to occupy the
same time tn explaining them waa made
and objected to, and the regular order insisted
Mr. Patterson aiked Mr. Ewing to
yield the floor to him to offer and explain
his amendment. No objection telng made,
he proceeded with some preliminary i
remarks, which were soon interrupted by
objections. Finally be vu allowed three
minutes by Mr. Ewing, and he went on
to say his amendment, if accepted by Mr.
Ewing, would make the bill satisfactory
to his side of the House and (as he hoped)
to the other side. His amendment wu
to strike out the first and second lines of
the bill. The enacting dame, with that
trifling amendment, he would be content.
Mr. Garfield asked consent that the
time of his colleague (Ewing) be extended
u loog as he desired to speak. He
thought that was a courtesy due his col*
league. Objection was made.
Mr. Ewing then began his speech. He
aid it was a characteristic of popular
governments that the people gave their
exclusive thought to one leading subject.
Thus before the war slavery was the controlling
question; daring the war it was
how to maintain the government; since
then itwss how to govern the Southern
states, and now it la a question ol debt
and currency. It would have been hap*
py for the people if theyhsd considered
these questions esrlisr. Thsy would have
been tared, among other things, the paseage
of the act of repudiation and ex torlion
of 1S69, bj which contraction sixteen
hundred millions of the public debt
was made, and waa changed to the detriment
of the people and to the ad rentage
of the holders of pablic securities without
consideration to a snm of not less
than fire hundred millions; and they
would hare been sared that stealthy and
rascally act for the demonetisation of sil
ter, and the crowning acheme ol tbe
money power for the oppremion o( the
people, the resumption law. Be argued
that when the reaumptioa lav vaa paaeed
the Tolumeof currency In circulation vaa
only $733,000,000, and that ?u only
$260 per capita mora than vaa in eirculation
in 1800, which Garfield had held np
to admiration aa the yaar of tourxi boatneaa
and eound money. That act had pot
In the handa of capiulUta the control of
the indoalriea of the go vernment. Proceeding
to diacnea Secretary Sherman'e conatroctlon
of the la* on the anbjeet of retaining
legal tender* he taid: That gentleman
vaa very apt to change hia Tievt,
because in I86S he told the people ol
Ohio thai the payment of United Statea
booda in coin, while on their face they
wen to be paid in lawful money, would
bs repudiation and eitortioo, and yet
within all months after warda In had reported
In the Senate thai the act of re- I
pudiatlon ud extortion ma falaelr i
labelled "An Act to Strengthen Public i
Credit." If It van poeaible, Ewlnf continued,
to anbatltate fSM.000,000 of
(old tor (reeabeckr and If that
(old, ao aubatltuted, would remain in
circulation, J oat greenback money Ilka
there would be no ear; great tnircbief
dona by the reaumptioo act farther than
a oaaleaa increase of the bonded debt to
ISM,000,000. But the trouble waa that
the attempt to make $364,000,000 in (old
take the plane of (reenbnclt money in the
currency waa utterly impoaeible. Gold
could not remain in circulation In the
prwot condition of thie country, ud ?err
greenback redeemed ni ao much
withdrawn from the elective currency,
and lie proportionate eff ?twai the reduction
of ralue*. He eaid that before the
greenback era there neter had been kept
aloat In thif country more than $214,000,000
paper money, with *385.000,000
gold in the united States, Hioce ISM the
tinea In the country had produced .
$1,247,000,000 In precione metala, and yet
there waa not In the countrrr three-fifths
of tht little Tolome of coin that there
waa in I860. Where had all the gold
and lilrer gone to? It hid gone to pay
the dabta of this country and there waa
whera it would all go?all the coin that
could he acraped together in the Treaaury
or banks. This waa the gteat debtor
nation of the world. No nation owed,
outside of its own bordera, half tha
amount which tha Doited Slates owed.
Mora than half of the bonded debt of the
country waa held abroad and there ware
State, city, railroad and other debts due
abroad, tbe aggregate coin Interest on
which ran from#]00.000,000 to$150,000,000
a year; from $3,000,000 to $5,000,000
a year were paia xor snipping end u ?
much more for the expenses of foreign ]
travel. So the annual drain of coin from <
the United State* was from 77 to 275 1
million*. How wet that to be paid? Not ]
by the balance of trade, aa might be laid, <
because that balance for the last seven '
years had been $4,000,000 against thb ]
country. This interest was therefore as '
a rule not paid by the balance. It waa >
paid partly by shipping $66,000,000 a 1
year of precious metals. 1
Discussing the preparations for re- 1
sumption, here we are, said he, within ltf '
months of reeumption with $733,000,000 j
of paper money to be floated, and with '
lees than $40,000,000 of accumulated gold 1
in the Treasury and banks. He declared 1
that if thb country were entirely free
from debt specie payment could not be 1
resumed without contraction of the cur- I
rencv by at least one-half. j
Where, he asked, were gold and silver
to be got ? Could it not be got in loreign
market*? That had never been done and
never could be done. The silver and
gold minee of the country could not in
twenty-five years furnish all that wai t
needed, even if the gold and silver could i
be kept .here. Whether this mad 1
scheme of resumption were repealed now c
or were forced on until popular indigna- I
linn (hm i? ?a 1 > ?
v ?> |>kw, muui|iuuu uau
to be waited (or till it became possible,
and until a volume of coin had been accumulated
in the country lancer than the
volume of paper money. Equalization
would not be resumption. Paper money
might bs brought to par with gold, and
still there wobld not be resumption.
Replying to Garfield's argument, that no
one would want coin on resumption day,
and taking up Garfield'* illojtration of a
farmer who sold his farm for $10,000 and
would not take hir-pay in-gold but in
bill*, he said it is not a question whether
the people want gold or not; it if a question
whether the Jim Fisk'sj the Jay
Gould's, the bankers, broken, importers,
and savings banks want it, and they certainly
will want it litter than the Secretary
of the Treasury will be able to
give gold to them.
At this point of the speech, Ewing's
hour expired, and Garfield moved that
the time be extended.
Objection was made by Chittenden,
uuless a proportionate time be allowed to
the other aide.
The Speaker.decided that the objection
came too late.
Mr. Ewing proceeded with his speech,
and spoke ot the enormous depreciation
of values, which he attributed to the resumption
act and which he estimated at
on?*third of wHnla ?
the resumption law as a practical confwcation
by law of three thousand five t
hand ml millions of property. Three- 0
fourths of mil classes of people in this n
country were debtors, and it was their Q
hard earned accamulationa that were be- f
ing wrested from them by this robber* c
law. He spoke of the loss of the labor- D
ing clawes as amounting to three millions t!
a da v, and mentioned a statement made d
to him recentlyiy the Pr*udent of the 0
Dayton & Southeastern Railway Co.. to q
the effect that hundreds of men were offer* a
inf to work on the road for bread, nothing ?
said he for clothes; nothing for wives and a
children; nothing to lay up for winter; Ct
merely enough to keep the poor human D
body, that was doing labor, sbte to exer* d
cise the necessary force. Oh, God! that 8i
bread thould be so dear and flesh and b
blood so cheap. [Sensation, and ap- (
The law, he continued, was not going tl
to stop with that fall of values. Who- i,
ever hugged the hope that the bottom d
had been touched haa only to look at the ?
tacts uf know that lower and lower fi
ground had to be reached. A further n
tall of values bad to he witnessed. There g
had also to fcs witnessed an increase of C:
poverty and suffering, the practical con* tl
fixation of property and a repudiation of j
a large part of the public debt of the ?
countrv. He appealed to the money j|
men whether they would persist in their Q
scheme of infatuation. Had they ti
heard enough to warn them that they
bad better stop. What meaning had the
labor riota that led almost to civil war
ixmontha ago? The meaning of them p
was that labor had been trampled upon 2
as much as it would stand. Go, said he, to a
an j of our cities and see the hundreds and n
thousands and tens of thousands of pale, a
wan, raaged, hungry neonle. I have seen p
them clubbed out of the parks of New fa
York City at night; men who went there e
hoping to lie on the gaais and get a little t
fresh air and a cool resting place. The 1
thing has been pushed i<Ut as far as it o
would bear. What are we to gain by in- h
dieting such losses to our indnatry and I
labor? tl
Wkal U Ik* U. ... t\
?? Qt WW IV uv (Hi- VI
complished ? It costs the country in the n
lou of productive industries, in the an- a
jast transfer of wealth from the debtor t<
to the creditor, in the nnjost increase of f<
taxation, in the loos of labor and wages to q
the people more than all the wastes of the a
rebellion combined, and what are we to
pin by adding to the enormous sacrifices *
of the rebellion, a self inflicted sacrifice
eren more stupendous? Why we are to
5it back to the banking system which er- it
ted before the war; modified a little bet- h
ter in one respect than the old Slate bank o
system, but a system the very genius of o
which will be a panic; a system which in a
the rsrr nature of things cannot be stable, tl
He spoke of the law for the payment of tl
bonds in gold as an act of repudiation A
of two thousand millions of con- p
tracts whose real ralue rested on o
it snd declared that the repeal of the la* (i
and the putting back of those contracts t<
to what waa the understanding of the
pinro ?i in un uey were made, in
an tcl that demanded, by erery conalderaiion,
the individual interest of national
honor. If the repeal of that la* were S
repudiation the haplete aufferera would be n
not U-peopW at large, bat men proha- n
hly who hid lnatifaled the paaeap of S
the law. He qnottd Edmund Borki to
Lbe effect that it la to lh? property of the
eltlm and not to IIm demanda o( the
creditor of the Butt, Ibit tlx orlrlntl
faith olthe nation ia rlran, and the claim
of tba cltiien la prior In time, paramount
in tltl* ud anptrtor in equity.
In ooaelnaion, he aaid that no greater
qnHtion than thia waa arer pram ted to
an Ameriean Connaee for iu action. It
tonchea the happineer, the proa perl ty, the
fmure of thraa-lourtlia ?( the man, women
and children in thia land. Thouaanda
of men had bean driven br the reeump
uoa iair 10 insanity ana auictae; nunareaa
oi thousand# have been cut down from
competency to poverty; million* hat?
been deprived of employment for tbelr
familtee. It ia now too late to right that
wrong, bat we may avert any greater
wrong from them be prompt action on the
part of Congreae and the President
I do not appeal to that money
power which seelu it* fortune
o?er wrecked happlneaa and accnmula>
tlona of ita fellow-men; a power to which
oar unhappy civil war give birth, which ,
hu grown eo enormous through unjust ,
financial legialation, which now "beatrides
our narrow world likefa coIomus," which
inlaidisee the pre*, which captnree
statesmen and parties and makes them
ita subservient tools, which hounda down
ind vl lilies every public man who dares ,
raiae bla voice againat it. Ita enormous
and ill>gotten gain haa a heart |
of atone not to be touched by human |
ivmpatby and compaasion. 1 appeal to
the masses, to their failhfal repreeenUtives
(I thank God) of both par ties,on this
Joor, that the trae aim of the govern* ,
rnant la ?! > ~uu) t. >...1 .
at number; tod whoever by legislation '
>r olher wjse, changes the values of a contract
it aa caned is be who remotes hia
leighbor's land-mark. For twelve years .
put the legislation of this country has
Men dictated, oue would think, in LornMtrd
street or Wall street, and the ,
people have been plundered by 1
>very fresh enactment They bare 1
uffered the fate of the giant Galli- J
rer when tied down by the Lilliputians. 1
Fhank God they are abont to rise to J
)orat the bands which their petty foes
iare futened upon them while sleeping,
md to walk abroad again in their own J
najeatf. [Applauae.] 1
" A4 the cloae of his ipeecb, which wu
istened to with the closest attention and
ntereston both aides, Mr. ? wing yielded
lia ann* In \Cf pnai mamj *I..i * l _
MV ,w ?' * w? i, ?uu UIUTCU uiat lue
ETouse adjourn.
Mr. Bale endeavored to have the 1
Elouse adjourn until Monday, hot hit pro- 1
x?ition waa rejected, aod the Houm adoorned
until to-morrow.
The Kellogg-Npaflord Cane.
Wajhihotoic, November 22.?The Comnittee
on Privileges and Elections this
oorning closed the evidence in the KeloggnSpofTord
case and decided to make
ip their report after hearing one-half
lonr'a further argument from each side. J
rhese argument* take place this aftertoon,
immediately after the adjournment *
if the Senate. The vnl#? in the mmmlilM 4
his morning, though not on the main <
ineation, was indicative that the final i
rote io the committee will be 6 to 3 in
a?or of seating Kellogg.
General Sherman was again before the
Committee on Military -Affairs thin morn*
ng and furnished an epitome of the re- F
torts received by the War Department &
or last year aa to the trouble* on the J
ilexican frontier. He went a consider*- ?
ile length into the question of the diatri- '
>otion of the army, and expressed the &
ipinion that if the protection of Texas 8
eqnired a military force of 4,000 men b
he protection of the northern belt of the o
ountry, for the width of one hundred J
nilee, from the Britiuli line where the *'
lionac and other hostile Indiana range,
roald require at the same ratio 40,000
The Senate Committee on Commerce ji
manimoualy agreed to recommend the n
onfirmation of John T^Thomaa aa Col- I
ectorat Baltimore. Report* were also a;
rdered to be made op on a number of b
i neon tested nominations, bat no action a
raa taken in regard U> tbe New York $
lastom House appointments or any oth- k
r similar nomination*, excepting that of
rbomaa, which have been aubjecta of conroteray.
The Senate Committee on appropriate
agreed to recommend the passage
f the Paria Exposition bill with amendlenti
increasing the amonnt from $150,00
to $175 000, limiting the expenditures r
jr clerical aerTicei to ?15,000, but in- n
reaeing the salaries of the twenty Com- ?
lisaioners from $1,000 to $1,200 each, auhorixing
the Commissioner General to b
eaignate what special subjects the rari- ei
us honorary Commissioners shall report e;
pon; providing that the Commissioner *
ppointed by the President to report
ipoo the Exhibition at large shall be
Iso designated "Assistant Commissioner
leneral/'to perform tbe duties of Com- 8
lissioner General in caae of the letter's
eath or inability; and, in concluaion, -
irismg oui me provision lor an exhibit
y the Executive Department* of thia ri
iovernment. K
A committee of citixens. representing
101 pay era and others of Washington,
ad an interview with the President toay
by appointment. He was presented (j
ith a statement ol the condition of af* ^
lira in the District, the object in the ?
reparation of which is to induce Conrest
to pay a proportionate share of the
ipenaes,say one-half, for the sapport of
m local government. The Pieaident
oald not promise to recommend in his 11
nnoal message, aa requested, the grant- *
ig of soch relief, bat assured the com- u
uttee that he would do all in his power
> advance the intewata of the city.
A Jlexicau Conspiracy. q
Xbw Orleans, Nowemher 22.?A dis- y
atch from Hatamoras say a: During n
'uesday night and Wednesday morning
hlUIl b(M>n mwnlnwit !*
uppoad sympathise -with Laredo, were
rreated and confined in the military
riaon. ThU action it is understood has e<
een instigated by the discovery of a a
onapiracy in connection with K?obedo,
rho it ia alleged is organising a force in ^
'exM to cross into M&iico in the interest g
f ex-President Laredo. General Caval j,
as officially called the attention of the
faited States authoritiea to the fact of
le existence in Tezu, near the Rio e|
Irande, of a camp of armed Mexicans n
rho are evidently prej>aring)to cross, and K
ildng the United states Government l
> cause the neutrality law* to be so- u
>rced against those who are undoubtedly jj
slog the territory of Texas to organise
mvolntiary movement in Mexko.
Incinnali Ciraeen aidtke Sugar R
CiscnrxATi, November 22.?A petition J
i in circulation among wholesale grocers
ere asking Uoogreae to make the datj
d lanr to mnch per poand, regardless fo
t color or quality. Coffee dealer* at a P
teeting held to-day, reaolred to reaiat
le efforts of New \ork broken to con- '?
rol the ahipmcnt o 1 coffee from thence,
i determination la expressed to look to
oiota farther aoatli for a aupplj of
affse unleaa New York parties recede et
om the rales adopted there in regard 11
) receiving and shipping. ?
Iceeauaeadatleu ot tbe Blgaal '-1
Officer. ff
W ASHinoToa^of ember 2L?The Chief
igaal Officer of the army, in his annual
port, reoommeodi kgiilatioc (or the c
tore complete organisation o( the Signal u
airioe. d
Ami l?r the Tirk.
CoMRAamoru, November 21?The
tenner J. B. Walker, (ran New Htm,
with utu and ammunition tor tbe Turkish
Government, bu arrived.
Lohpok, November 21?Operation*
Mir Btutcbuck indicala a diipoeition on
tb* put o( U? Turka to attempt a repetition
ol Mehmet Ali'i twUot tor relievln(
Plevna by threatening Caarowltch'i
army and tb* Danube croaeingt. Bali,
maa Paaba eeemaitill incommaod on tbe
A Ueniad on ItHabai.
Flan, November 22.?The RtpMqv
fhauaut, Qambelta'a organ, demand!,
that Praaident McMiboo aummooa a con-1
gress ot the Senate and Chamber of Deputies
to pat an end to the crisis of the
ilectioo in Paris (or a Deputy in place of
Jnlee Grevy. who sit* for Dole, fixed
for December 16th.
The difficulties in the formation of the
new Cabinet relate to tiie Min inter of the
Interior and of Joitioe, for which Develche
and Depeyre were propoeed. Other
appointments must be made.
Paris, November 22.?It in now laid
[bat the Ministry will be finally constituted
tomorrow, bat will not comprise
any Senator or Depaty-,
tbi mi or muxcb.
The weekly statement of the Bank of
Prance shows a decrease in specie of
5,200,000 francs.
rbe Pope and the Preach Pil*
Loaoov, November 22. ? A special
rom Borne saya that the Pope received
iome French pilgrims Taeedav and aooks
i few word* with great difficulty. The
tabltnee of Toicc ud hit luflerinj,
which. >u apparent, made * melancholy
mprenioo. He wu carried by (oar men.
Komx, November 22.?The Pop* lotxnded
audience* because of indlapoeiion.
Bum ot England MatcmcBl.
Loamw, Norember 22.?The weekly
tatement of the Bank of England ahowi
in increase of apecie of 276,000 poandi.
Kunitr the Jl nrderer.
8t. Louis, Not. 22.?Frank Bande, the
uardertr, wu remored from the city
lotpicu tuu afternoon and placed in a
ell in the calaboose at police headquar*
era. He ia ateadily recoyering from his
rounds and will be taken to Knox conn*
y. libs in a lev daya. Ramon are still
ile that he will be lynched before he
caches Gibson, bat it la generally beiered
that Got. Collman will aee that
very measure is taken to prevent it.
A man whose name ia aupposed to be
fixon or Dixon, probably a resident of
ome interior town of (Illinois, jamped
rom the central arch of the bridge Ao?
ay and drowned.
Mobile, Ala., November 22.?A large
roportion of the property aeired bj U. '
1. Special Agent Cuter at Paacagoula sod
eleaaed by Jndge Ilill, is now aeized by
liaaisaippi and Alabama^ nnder writs
rom the state Court o 1 Mississippi, and
eld by a Sheriff, who is attempting to
eise the balance. Secretary 8herman,
y orders, has laid a practical embargo
n the whole coast of Jiiasissippi by renting
clearance to all lumber vtsseli, J
dreign and domestic.
Cihcisnati, November 22.?It has
lit been discovered Lli&t George Fleu- i
er, formerly book keeper for Theodore J
tarmiller, who made an assignment last
pring, embezzled a large amount from
is employer, Mr. Barmiller. The sum
betrayed will reach from $20,000 to
25,000. Fleiiner has left for parts un- ;
mown. _
leather Indication*. S
Waz CDiimiT, ) !
Orncaof thzChufBiohai, omen, v j
wumzfltoz, d. c-, not. 23?11. k.j .
raoBAHicxnzi. <
For Tennessee and the Ohio Valley, j
Uing, followed by falling barometer, '
ortheast to southeast winds, generally j
>oler and partly cloudy weather. ,
For the Like region- ruino. (aIIavmI i
7 falling barometer, northern to walh- .
ut winds and partly cloud/ weather, <
rapt rain area* and lower temperature
long the lower Lake*.
Marine Hewn. ]
N?w York, Norember 21?Arriiedtearner
Pommerania, Hamburg.
Qomarotrw, Norember 21?Arrived
-Wyoming, New York.
But Funcraco, Norember 22.?Arired-Steamer
City of Peking, Hong
ong Tit Yokohama,
Chicago, Norember 22.?Saunatag & J
o., importers of crockery and china, 1
ire failed t.i?h!i:it? .1! I '
15,000; aueta, little better than nothing! ,
Meeting ol Director*.
X?w York, November 22,?The disctori
of the Erie Railway met to-day
od formally empowered Receiver Jewelt ,
) facilitate the reorganisation scheme,
Bnalness Cnbununnnli, <
CmcMMTi, November 22.?Phillips & !
o-i hanker* ot Georgetown, Ohio, failed :
wterday. Liabilities $85,000; asset* are
ot given. (
?The Oldham (England) ftrike i? endi,
the mulen withdrawing the noticeq/ !
redaction of wages.
?It la believed that the Revenue Cntir,
Deiter, is cruising in the vicinity of
riatol, where a vessel it laid to be lotul- Ig
with snpplies for Cuba.
?I?is i
Evaxsvilu, November 21? Weather 1
oody and damp; wind north, and light: !
lercury 46 lad 47". River 7 S-10 feet !
'ant. Down Johnson, Sallie Carney,
ane and low, Evensville, Qrey Eagle ?
p?Smith, Arkansas Belle. JBosineaa i
*>" i
Allegheny Cattle.
&ast Liberty, November 22.?Cattlj? i
eceipts to-day 38 ears through and 17 of
ird stock; total (or three days 510 head .
irough and 1,139 yard. Market ia an- !
Hogs?Receipt* to-day 2,850 bead; total
>r three days 11,220. Yorker* $4 35*4 40, ,
blUdelphiaa U 40.4 60.
811H1P?Receipts today 300 head; total
?r three day* 6,100. 8ell?ng at $3 00*4 00.
? 1
Dry (Jood*.
H?w York, Norember 22.?Business
intinues quiet with package houses and .
ght with Jobbing noose*. Cotton* in
loderate demand and steady. Prints firm. 1
r. Cotton dres* goods and ginghams f?ir> t
r active. Woolens inactive. Foreign i
ooda dnlL
Pctraicnm Market. !
PimB01oH,No?finb?r22.-Pnroleuia- .
rad.actin |l ItifM Parker' , forimixli.t.
ihipmeot; raisad it UXe PU1?- I
Hew Work Inn aa* IImImc
K?w YOU, November 3B.?MOKIY6afl
per cent. Prime mercanttile paper at
6Ma7 per cent. Cnatom receipt* $25.1,000.
The Aaaiatant Treasurer diabnraed $298,
000. Cl<Ntfing?^S8,WO^C^ Sterling quiet,
(Jold?Opened and cloned at 103, with
aaiea in the interim at 10%. Carrying
rataaS to \)i per cent
Silvik?At London 54Md. Hen, lilrer
ban are $12V/? greenbacks, $117K fold.
Silver coin !H%\per cent dieconnL|
Pahad BteiM ai KUO, aaaypM ...Jlgj
Rrasam-" ifl
ear" -?ia
N?v Four and a !?Ua~... 106*
lfew Fbuia .. - MWj
TaaJortka ? 1C&
leo-faftta (oewyeaa) - ^lO^i
Currency .. 1.ft
&ilLBOAt> Bokds? Irregular.
Stat* Bokds?Steady.
Stocks?Dnllneaa atill continue* a chief
feature of the Stock market, and there la
| very little diapoaitlon to operate ontajde.
I The market was firm in the early dealings,
but waa extremely doll and weak daring
[the greater portion of the afternoon.
Towarda the close there waa a fractional
Tranaactiona aggregated only 89,000
ahorpa. of wH!?k l&nfift . T.h-.ui
5,000 northwestern common, 10,000 preferred,
19,000 SL Paul common, 14,000 preferred,
8.000 Lackawanna, 3,400 Michigan
Central, 2,000 Illinois Central and 1,800
Weitern Union.
Wcatern Union? 7IJf North weatern com- S6K
Qutekaflrw 1/ North weatern ptt? tS%
Qufckailrer pid U Ne? Jmmj Ceotral 14
fweite MaII au Be Full?
Maripoaa lk 8L Paul preferred _ 71S
Maripoao preferred. \% Bock latand 10<f,
Adama Exprma? W Waheah lgft
Weill, Fargo 4 Ox M Port Wayne ffc
American.. n Terra Haute
Doited Htate?.,.._. 48 Terra Brat* pfd_.? 15
Haw York Centr*L!0:y, Ohio A MMaaipft. V*
Erie 10 Chicago A AltvTL.
Erie preferred 11)4 Qdeafo A Alton pldlto
Harlem MS MmrtAlMtau
Harlem preferred.!* LAP.Telegraphs a
Michigan Central.? 61 Burlington A Quln_lCi2>;
Panama.? 124 Ulaaourl Padflc.^..
Doleo Padlc 66? Hannibal A SL Joe. 1M
Lake Shore 47% Central Pie. boodaJOTl?
Illlaota Central Union PadOe boodalOSK
PltUborgh..? 7?J< Land Granta
C.CC.4 L S3 Sinking Fund >5^
Chicago, November 22.?Flour?Steady
and unchanged. Wheat?Uuniettled: No.
i unicago spring *1 09X, cash, $1 OSJtfa
I 09 November, $107Vial 07K December,
$107y, the year, $1 07Xal 07X January,
No. 3 do $1 03)4, rejected 93J<c. Corn?
Unsettled bat generally higher, 47Xo
cash, and November, A$c December and the
?car, 40Kc January* rejected 42c. Oats?
[uiet and steady, at 26e cash, 25>Jc December,
rejected 22c. Bye?Quiet at 55c. Barley?Firmer
at fttc. Pork?Irregular at
$12 00 cash, November, December, and the
year, $12 !7><a 12 20 January. Lard?
[Steady and firm at $7 87J4 caah, $7 85 November,
$7 77Ka7 80 December, $7 82 X
a" 85 January. Bulk Meats?Quiet and unchanged.
Whisky?f I 06.
At the close Wheat \raa lower and unsettled
at $1 09% November, $1 07 December,
$106K the rear. Cora firm and
unchanged. Oats?In fair demand. Pork
nnaettled and lower at$12 12Xal2 15 January,
$ll90all 95 the year. Lard dull and
prices a shade lower, $7 75a7 77M the year.
Hew York. I
New Yohx, November 22.?Cotton? .
Steady at Floor?A little more <
doing but prices unchanged. Wheat?Doll;
No. 2 Chicago spring $1 SOal SI. No. 2 Mil- I
iraukee $1 31}<al 82. Bye?Firmer; No.
2 western in atore 75c. Barley?Firmerjtwo- ,
roved State 57a78c. Malt?{steady, Canada I
|l 12al 20. Corn?Less doing; steam mixed
52Vic, November C2*63^c, So. 2 Novem- |
ber Oata?Demand active;
western mixed and State 35a40c,white west- j
era 39a45c. Hay and Ho pa?Unchanged. 1
Coflee?Qniet and firm; Rio cargoes 15* 19c
Sid, jobbing 15a20?c gold. Sogar?Heavy |
irto good refining 7?{a77sC, prime 734,
refined ateadyand in fair demand at 9Ha I
10*4c. Molasses?New Orleans new 40e56c. I
Bice?Steady Louisiana oXaftXc, Carolina
S^a7c. Whisky?Steady at $1 10.
Toledo, November 22.?Floor?Firm.
Wheat?Quiet and steady No. 1 white
Michigan $i 32%, extra do and seller No
fember $133, seller December $131K, No. I
2 red winter spot $1 32, seller November I
?1 31% No. 2 Dajton and Michigan red at
ti 90 ? -7
xjac, Dew iie, ^o. 3 ipot ud seller Mo.
Jf^^SO^donew46e,rejected48Xc, new
lie, damaged new 4IXe. Oau-Doli and ,
nominal. Clorer Becd-Dall; mammoth at
at thecloce Wheat wu steady; amber
Michigan teller November II 32&. Cora
Jff ?Xc, wllerJantxarr ?c, ilamamd new
UXc. Oat*,No. 2 spot 2S!4c, metier No.
rerabcr 2SKc, aeDer December 2?^a2S5io.
?-CPc, ^Tt. November 22,-Cotton?
S?'' 5, ^loar?Firm and nnchargWheat?Quiet
and firm; red ri 20a
new 42c. Oata- J
? Si ? 114 ^aHe. Bye?Quiet c
Demand fair and marcel
firm; common to prime xettern mrino
?tf5c. Pork-DillJ?? I
twmrs0keul?|S5?i8TS. B..ilT>L.. 1
r.?^.",rom fire?" srtMi dinit
rj?iGreen Mf?t?
-Quiet; thouHerHK^XdiidMSXiSKp.
L;VnB Batter?Dull and unchanged.
l&7i J *Bdu '""I " Blt52e?ntlJn"':h?ng?l
attl 05.
Hoos?In fair demand; common $3 90a
m&hS?y0M * pKkiDsW30*4i>
Chicago (MUe aidnt,
Chicago, Norember a.?The Drmr*
lournal report!:
uattle?Keceipta, 2,700; shipments,*!!,* 00
Native shipping at $4 00*5 50, batch*
>rt quiet and weak, bulls $2 00a300, cows
(2 6oa3 10. Calve* nominal at $350*5 00.
rexan stock, inferior quality and weak End I
lominaJ. Colorado* $! 85a4 00.; '
Hogs?Receipts, 1,400; shipments 3,000.
Steady and unchanged, except light, which
ire 5c lower. Prime ripe shipping $4 60a
170, mixed packing $4 35*456, light *4 40a
145, all sold.
8HxxP?Receipts, 650; shipments, 620.
Ifarket fairly astire at $2 85a3 75.
Philadelphia, November 22.?Floor
steady and unchanged. Wheat- Qniet
ind steady; amber $1 4Sal 46, red 91 42a
: 43, white $1 45al 60. Cora?Firm; ydow
65a66c, mixed 64a65e. Oati?Qniet; *
white western 37a38c, western mixed 35a
t6!rfc, Provisions?Quiet and weak. Pork
-$U00al450. Butter?Unchanged. Cheeae
-Unchanged. Eggs?Steady and Arm at
!5a26c. Petroleum?Dull and firm; refined
3}4al3%c, crude lOtfc. Whisky?Wist* i
?rn $1 10. I
apnmdtoMUaonhl tomlat* oalm
4 Ki Om, Ubmmm, Miners!
UbonMtr m. Mlk u>d dupllM MO
Wheeling Powder Agency*.
I have tt ill tlnMtfl t Isrgi
ttoek or Hit abava celabnttd Powfler, ;
ili: RISa, Sportlog (la mm), Blasting <
ind liaise, li matatlo paefcagaa, wMcli
I wlD Ml >t whokitlc at ataaafaatimv'i
prion. I ka*a Portabla Naiazlaaa of .
dlfTerantslzsa for shipping aad will defivir
Uraa oa can or boat TMa Powdar ;
Is aaaqualad la ainaftli and quilt}.
j?u n. rku.lv, m? 4mL
Insurance Comp'y,
Capital, flMMMMI.
omc* aauuiumtn.
lima, on UN mam i*Junut tcrauu Ate *111 innut
ftrgwi oo lb* Wmtrrn WiUn it current
nim runup 4 th? public rwpfctfuUy ?2SSL
?m!3sL I KM*
iiSSS-* J c
W. B. 8mw, IWt
W. c W'""' ??T V. P|MIL
OcugtmiiCT.jLlMimaolldHr. BH.
Peabody Insurance Co.
raid Cp Capital - - . gl00,000.
Writ* modmta Uhm on Dnlllin Tm Pro.
I?m, l?4w MnantUt lad Uaatetntia
rati, ndca C>no ilitia??n wtitn.
8L P. BIMrttb, SSxTiiSiSlii,
SSfcSr I
German Fire Insurance Co
OffUM ln1M7.
Otpital (filly pmii np) 1100,000
Soxplo*...?? 20,000
John Owtertoi. F. 8UM,
Attgnatus Polite*, Ph. Srfeuehle,
Anton Beymas, Win. Klietn,
AurustBoU, Frank A Wuebcr.
A.C. Egertrr, Fred. Hcbtnk.
OOce?No. 15151tA*nr9r., abort Genua Bui. ,
Insures Boiidiop of all kinds, Manobclurlng
Eeubfishmenu, Household Furniture, Fun Property,
etc., afaiaat laaa or danuse br Fln?.
JOHN OaTEKLmo, Praft
F. RIE8TKB, Stc'jr.
WM. 8. FOOftE. iatX 8*t>j. Jtl7-w
Our faollHies by way of Ma- '
stalnery, and the large tine of fine !
Stock on hand, enable at to do '
Cards, Circulars, &c., in the very
test style, and at ungrecedentedly
low prices. We shall be pleased
lo show specimens and give '
25 and 27 F??rt?Mth 8t !
kay, Mcknight & co.,!
ODIUL Aatxm FOB Till
Blake Steam Pump.;
i |l
And Suppliet.
80 WATER ST., '
Pittafcarth, Fi.
men u 1
Bill Heads,
Or, u Uoi, tjtry Variety tod 8lyl? of
job work:,
IMTEI i icrurro ncpinc
ii uLfciuLiiutn urnut.. j
Vuw Type, 1
New Prenea, >
i*D TH1
2t awl 27 FowttMrth BL
LTX Cowd Cutwd Haas, Sugar Cvrad Canrw ,
rf dhoaWm. ?upi Curwl Cuirawl Brrakbat Ba- <
aa, Plata Shoaliva.Oaar adaa,8acar Carad Driad
ink, IrwtaIran wm*At Iioqmdaily; Eatttoreodaad
Laaf lard, la Tkrwa, Banala aad Half Ban*,
Jla MIlLTl 1
frll ttWaad IBUMBBBrt J
BUSH?MACKEREL, Noa 1, 2 and 3 j
F la Bamii, Ball Barrel* and Klta. Lake Bar* '
login Half and Quarter Barrel*. Halt Water H?
lag la Ban* aad Hall Banala. la ttoraaad ,
'm aalaty M. RK1LLY,
ISM aad 1SU Mala tSL
Job Printire.
lit tba tiMitio* of
Artistic lob Printing
There i? ao offlee io West Virginia that hu
a reputation equal to that of the
' .'^4
Their toUitiee for the execution of the
beet elan of work ere not excelled by any - -j
establishment. "'Tm
?" ??" > will ?nd thebutvlm to
ia tint-dui itjle, ud at rnaoubb
price#, if at the
3$ k V Foartetath, Stmt.
"UitqutsUoMMy th? b*t intHnW ?ork ( tb?
IUn4 la to WwM."
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B1TUBDAY, October IU, 1177,
Smaaendmet 10 o'clock a. the fallowing de?
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od lying In the town of Trtadelpbia, Ohio county,
i?est Virginia, designated on UupUtof aid town
m lot ntmbered luty-aerto (?7), with the tw?>
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VTh. CALDWELL, Truatw.
W.j.W. Coto?, BoUdtar. wpl-8
1877. MORtiAnrrOVm. 187Sr
Tkis Inttltatloc ol Lrarntng, under the Pra^de*.
7 of Be*. J. B. Thompnn, A. M.,ia en Wring upon
imw enof nroeperlty. During the Spring Ttrm
mtclaH, theattendanceof itudenu ?uuerM<
d oter C5 per eat. It haa a lart? and acbolarly
faculty; a beautiful, healthful tclmonl location,
xaple UdcotUc and thiloaopfalcal Appata*
> Library eonatantly growing; a curriculum of th?
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mown to nflbed equal advantage. Tbe Fall una
wgins September fith; the W lawr term January
d, and Spring term March ?th. For full intoraatloo,
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