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Cltrrk oT tb Court of Common Fleas,
' 'or Prosaemttnt AUomey. i
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for County Commissioner.
For Infirmary Diroetor. - .'
... FRED. KORSOK. , . ; ,
For County SoiTOTor'
. - ,. WUXlAME.rinOS. .
Wv, n,niciL Tabl, prepared and
' v v J. Savage, Jeweler, 83
MONDAY, Oct. 5, 1868.
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: EiyMen ot spurt water-cart folk'.
t E. T. DLany will speak at Dufly'e
Hall to-night.
' BP It la thought the Bads will have
the Grecian. bend awfully aext Tuesday.
' tgrHon. A. Mayo will address the meet
ing at Duffy's Hall to-iilgbt.
; tW- Andrews & Hull hare received Bar-
per' Bazar for Ootober I7th. ".
tStyle Is the gossamer on which the
aeeds ot Truth Boat over tne worm. .
tW C. Loewen3teln will be present and
address the meeting at Duffy's Hall to
night. . - - .
3 tW The Township Trustees on yester
day paid out $103 for road and pauper pur
poses. '
.'igyAlwaya take a lady on ,your lelt
arm. You can then see her "over the left,"
If necessary.'
MTTh' Svnod of Ohio meets at the
Second Presbyterian church, In this city,
on Friday, Oct. 18th;- ;;
S"The work of laying down the blocks
on the St. Nicholas -pavement.". South
High street, will commence to-morrow.
. tW If the weather be pleasant, the Dem
ocratic display on next Saturday night
will b the grandest- thingever seen here.
t5? The track -at -the County Fair
Grounds is la splendid condition, and
some speedy time will be shown every day
of the Fair. ' '
' tgp-Joun, Ellsler will open the Opera
House In this city on Noy. 18 th, for ten
nights, to present the great pantocaine of
Hnmpty Dumpty. -
tSfJudge Winans declines to meet Hon.
George L. Converse in joint debate. We
don't blame blm. Converse would take
. the hide all off of him. "Whoa, January."
' " t" From a remark he made In yester
day's Journal we are satisfied that Jeems
which is Comly, was sober, and, conger
quently unable to tell the truth. .
EsTDr.L.B. Myers, of Elmore, Ohio,
the patentee, has our thanks for a Novelty
Pencil Holder, the neatest thing in the
business. Sold by all stationers.
ty January Wiuans won't debate with
George L. Converse at Liverpool, Madison
coun ty, because the town is too "obscure."
Is It more obscure than Winans? "Whoa
( January 1 " " 1 ''
The Skating Kmc We are Informed
! that . the skating rink is to be put in fine
order lor sport this winter. .
Tbe boys will take their sweetheart out.
And all will bare tneir mates.
But ohl 'twill boa steit to see
The "(Jreolan bend" on skates. -
' Vag. John Woltel, a woeful looking
specimen of the genus vagrant, was found
loitering in the back alleys of the. city on
Saturday night. He was fined $5 by the
7 Mayor, yesterday morning, and In default
went to the stone pile.
Floral Haixj The committee having
In charge Floral Hall, at the county Fair
Grounds, request exhibitors to have every
thing, except cut flowers, they design
showing, in place by noon to-day. Cut
flowers must all be In by Wednesday noon.
' Transferred Yesterday. The follow
ing transfers ot real estate were left at the
Recorder's office on yesterday :
' " Frank" B. Latham to Japheth Hughes,
October 1st, lot No. 11 of Latham's addl-
. tion to the city of Columbus, tor $1,000.
Andrew J. Ryan and wite to Evan
Hum mreya, April 24th, 10 acres and 18
sqaara poles of land In Franklin township,
.t2.500. '
Hadn't Heard ok It. A nice young
man from the rural districts, while passing
np Broadway on Sunday, remarked that he
thought some of the young ladies he met
must have an affection of the spine. It was
explained to him that it was the Grecian
bend. "Well," said he, "they are getting
. - so many new names for old diseases, that a
fellow has to hump himself to keep up with
them." -, " . ' - ,
A Change. There having been two
meetings announced In -this city for next
Saturday night, no by the Democracy ana
one by the opposition, a conference be-
tween committees of the two parties met
yesterday to adjtut matters. The Democ
racy having first announced the place' ot
meeting. Saturday night was confirmed to
. 1- them, and the Republican meeting will be
held on Friday night. C
Trot Against time. The little sorrell
mare "Daisy," belonging to T. Lough, Esq.,
yesterday added a thousand dollars to her
value in a trot against time on the Olen
t wgy Park. She trotted ten miles in 29:24,
and came out without showing the least
eiirn of fatigue. Tha following is a sum
mary: .
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3:18 -SKW IM 124 21 J:51 IdS !4 1:56 J 6
. That's record worth the having. But
few horses show a better one, either for
speed or bottom.
The truth is, the Democratic candidate
lor Vice President Is quite lull oi wnisay,
and he shows bis intoxication disgustingly.
. Columbus Correspondence Cln. Chronicle.
We submit that the writer of the above
paragraph comes as jiear being Old Liar
' himself as is possible for a man to get. If
he be not the father of lies, he Is the
lather-ln-law, at least. Our citizens who
on yesterday saw Gen. Blair, have now an
opportunity ot knowing the reckless and
base character of the charges made against
him as an offset to the charges of drunken
ness made by Radicals against Grant.
Galoot Record. The galoot depart
ment of the Mayor's office was well attend
ed yesterday. Among the distinguished
delegates present were :
Washington Coulter, who was on a lim
ited drunk. He paid $5 for his lun.
William Blair was also there. He was a
compound tare of drunk and disorderly.
It cost him $6. He liquidated.
William Halsey was drunk from his boot
soles to bis bat crown. He got permission
to assist tbe Street Commissioner, in de
fault of $5.
William Qulnn, another sweet William,
attempted to wrestle with old Ben Zine.
Ben threw him, then he threw Ben. His
drunk resulted in his being allowed to
smash dornicks in default of 95.
: .. Thomas Welch, a drunk and disorderly
galoot, paid 95 for his Sunday spree. ; .
Successful Impromptu Affair.
The announcement yesterday of the
presence ot General F. P. Blair, next Vice
President, in our city, aroused the entire
Democracy to the necessity of exhlbitlng
to the distinguished soldier their admira
atlon for his hefoie deeds on the battle Held
and noble defense of the Union since the
war, as well as for the high position to
which he Is soon to be elected. The affair
ot course, was an impromptu one, General
Blair having arrived hereon Sunday even
ing at 5 o'clock, and designing to leave on
the noon train yesterday. There was no
time for a verjr elaborate display, but the
vast crowd which gathered at the west
front ot the State House testified in their
presence their anxiety to see the hero they
are so shortly to honor still lurther.
About ten o'clock a large - crowd
gathered in front of the Neil House, where
Gen. Blair was stopping, and at about the
same hour the gun squad of the White
Boys in Blue, with their little peice, opened
out in the State House square, making the
city ring with thunders for Seymour and
Blair. : As the roar of the gun was heard
la the remotest part of the city, the De
mocracy came in crowds to tbe State House.
A detat hment of the White Boys in Blue,
as an escort of honor, with banners flying,
and led by Hemmersbach's band, marched
up High street and created considerable
enthusiasm as they marched into the State
House square. -. .
Gen. Blair, escorted by Hon.E. F. Bing
ham, Chairman State Executive Commit
tee, John G Thompson, Chairman County
Executive Committee, Col. I. H. Marrow,
Commanding White Boys in Blue, Dr.
Trevittand other citizens, appeared on the
steps of the State House and was received
with the cheers of the multitude.
The General's speech was received with
lusty shouts, and he was conducted to a
barouche wating at the Neil House, from
where, accompanied by a large concourse
of citizens, he was escorted by the White
Boys in Blue to the depot.
At the depot he was compelled again to
speak a few words to the vast crowd there.
He playfully excused himself from any .
extended remarks, and introduced General
Joe Geiger, who made a most effective ten
minutes'" speech. With songs irom the
White Boys in Blue Glee Club, and greet
ings and band shakings, the time pissed
nntii the train arrived which carried the
next Vice President from our city, follow
ed by the huzzas and good wishes of the
people. ".''
First -Ohio Cavalry -Re-Union. The
surviving members of the First Ohio Cav
alry hold their first re-UDion In this city
city to-day. for the purpose of reviving old
associations and friendships and forming
an association which shall annually hereaf
ter meet at such point as may be designated.
This regiment was organized during the
latter part of 1861. and was mustered into
the service on the 6tb day oi October, 1861,
under command of Col. Owen P.Ransom,
and was the nucleus of that host of cavalry
which, under the. leadership of Stanley,
Crook, Mitchell, McCook, Kllpatrick, Gar-
rard,Long,Minty and Wilson achieved such
triumphs for the country and fame for
themselves. Col. Minor Milliken was its
second Colonel. He was killed at Stone
River. B. B. Eggleston succeeded to the
command, and was, we believe, mustered
out with the regiment. A braver set of
men never crossed sabres with the foe.
Upon their colors are inscribed the battles
of Corinth, Decatur, Triune, Stone River,
Tullahoma, Trenton, Ga., Chickamauga,
Washington, Tenn., Paint Rock, Cleveland,
Conrtland, Ala., Kenesaw, Patterson, Jones
Valley, Ebenezer Church, Selma, Mont
gomeiry,Macon and a hundred engagements
of lesser note. In its career it had met and
whipped the commands of Roddy, Mor
gan, Wharton and Forest, tbe best cavalry
men of the Confederate service. It was
mustered out and discharged in this city
on the 2Sth day of Sept. 1865. We welcome
the brave ' boys of the First calalry to our
city to-day. May the occasion that calls
them together prove a pleasant one, and
may the survivors long live and often meet
to "fight their battles o'er again in song
and story."
The Card from a "White Boy in Blde."
In reply to a card published in the Jour
nal of yesterday, signed by a man who
calls himself a White Bay in Blue, we have
but this to say in reply: The man's name
never was put on the rolls of the active
members of tbe organization, because he
was so enfeebled by disease contracted in
the service as to be unfit for active duty.
He attended two meetings, and at his re
quest Col". Marrow procured transportation
tor him to the Soldiers' Home at Dayton.
On his arrival there he found he could not
obtain admission without first renouncing
kls supposed connection with all Demo-'
cratic organizations, and while at Dayton,
in order to be admitted to .tbe Home, he
wrote the note published in the Journal, un
der the dictation of those in charge at the
Home. He was merely tolerated by the
members ot the White boys in Blue, be
cause of his lnfirmltles,and was never solic
ited to enlist with them and was never mus
tered in. Left to himself, common gratitude
would have compelled him not to snap at
the hand from which he had received only
kindness because be was a disabled soldier.
The facts here set forth will be verified un
der oath if need be. By the publication of
tbe letter, the Journal has showu to the
world the mean practices prevailing at the
Soldiers' Home, In Dayton, where a man
will not be admitted unless be votes to suit
those in authority.
Monthly Report or Condition of the
State Treasury. The Auditor, Comp
troller and Treasurer of State, on yester
day made the following report of tbe cash
balances in the State Trcsury, of the seve
ral lunda, as appears by the books of their
respective offices, at the close of busi
ness for the month of September, 1863, viz .
Balance of General Rerenue Fund $301 ,01 8i
Balance of Canal Fnnd 18,340 60
Balanoe of Sinkini Fnnd 481,828 85
Kalanoeof Common School Fund 4i,6'iT OS
Balanoe of Allotment Fund 3.039 90
Balanoe of Soldiers' Claims Fund 144 10
Balance of National Road Fund 3s8 55
Balance of Bank Redemption Euod S.718 38
Total....... SB29.017 n
They further certify that they have
counted the funds in the vaults of the
Treasury, and find the following amounts :
Correnoy $658,859 34
New York Exchange 170,000 00
eneca bounty tt&nk Notes....
National Ri. broad Bonds
08 00
60 S7
Total $819,017 71
Martino To-Nioht. This distinguished
illusionist will to night open his Budget of
Wonders at the Opera House. As a magi
cian, It Is said, he is almoet without a peer,
while as a ventriloquist he stands alone.
The great feat of the Living Head, which
has occasioned so much wonder elsewhere,
will be produced during his stay here.
These exhibitions are given on the same
principle as those so popular under Macal-
ister last winperanu eacn evening one
hundred presents of value and usefulness
will be given away. Under the able man
agement ot Harry Weston, Martluo cannot
I be but successful here.
MONDAY EVENING, Oct. 5th, 1868.
Council met pursuant to adjournment.
Present Messrs. Armstrong, Beekey,
Bergin, Caren, Corastock, Frankel, Janney,
Knopf, McAlister, Reinhard, Ross, Wall and
President Naghten.
The minutes of the last meeting were
read and approved.
The Mayor reported fifty-eight cases
tried during the month ending September
29th, who paid fines. The total amount of
fines and licenses collected for the month Is
373 35.
Bernard McNally, street commissioner,
reported that he bad expended in the em
ployment ot horses and carts in removing
dirt from streets and alleys, during the
month of September, $725 55; had done
373) days work at a cost of $366.75; salary
of foreman of chaingang and other expen
ses during the month, $116 30. Forty-one
days work had been performed by the
chaingang. .
The City Civil Engineer made the fol
lowing report of estimates for work re
quired to be done:
For grading and paving the unpaved
sidewalks, &c, on south side of North
street, from third to Fourth street, $300.
For grading and paving on Third street
from Hickory alley to North street, $155 93.
For bnildinz a double row flag crossing
across Linn alley, east side ot High street,
For grading and graveling roadway ot
Chapel alley from Fair alley to Front street,
For grading and paving, Ac, on Chapel al
ley from High street to Fair alley, $143.56.
For grading and re-paving the sidewalks,
gutters and crossing on Rich street, in
front of lotNo. 5, ot Dennison's sub-division
of out-lot No. 39, $53 68.
For grading and paving on Mohawk
Ureet from South Public lane to Sycamore
street, $3,011.77.
The City Clerk made the following re
port of receipts "into and disbursements
from tbe city treasury from Sept. 1st to
Sept. 30th, both days Inclusive :
BO in Treasury Sept. 1st, "SS 15.024 09
S. G. Kile, balance taxes eollectsd
on June duplicate S9.333 TO
C. K.Ouokler, rent of mirket for
Reinhard. on temporary loan.. 8,000 00
L. K. Wilson, hogs sold by Ulerk .
of Market..,..,.. T
- Total MS 614 04
Street Commissioner and obain
gan i.eui i
ue Department .' X.3SH 01
Gas and repairs 04 35
Goortale Hark 25 00
Incidental expenses . '
Market House 58 00
Printing and stationery 7S 60
Halariesof Ci'y Offioers 4 00
City Bonnty Bonds y
Sixth Ward - 68 S
City Polloe ',ls
Claim of J. O. Biokal. 11? 00
ity Park ""
nterest on temporary loan 238 87
Cleaning and sweeping High -
s:rret ,-M 00 .
Repairs on East Grayeyard..... lo 00
hewers and Drainage 39 60
Temporary Loan 10.000 00
Clearing ana repairing sireei
lamos 50 00
Salary of City Treasurer 300 00
Balance in trcasnry Oct. 1. 18X8. as.157 39
Mr. Naghten (Mr. Reinhard in the chair)
presented a petition from M. V,.B. Peter-
man asking permission to erect a fish stand,
&o at the north end ot the market house.
Referred to committee on market.
Mr. Caren presented a protest from J. L.
Miller and ten others against proposed Im
provement on Hamlet street between C. C.
& I. C. railroad and Neil's lands. Referred
to committee on Ninth ward.
Mr. Frankel presented a petition from
Peter Johnson, Sen., asking that the polls
of the Sixth ward be removed to No. 488
South Third street, Referred to commit
tee on Sixth ward.
Mr. McAlister presented a petition, sign
ed by Henry S.Layton and thirteen others.
members of the City Fire Department,
asking for an increase of $10 per mor.th In
their pay. Referred to committee on Fire
Department and committee on Ways and
Mr. Armstrong presented a petition from
G. W. Wasson and others, asking that
Mulberry alley, between Third street and
the east line ef Straight alley, be improved,
a'ld also Straight alley between Long and
Spring streets. Referred to committee on
Eighth Ward.
A communication from David Jenkins,
complaining of the janitor of the City
Hall, was read and referred to committee
on Markets.
Mr. Armstrong, from commitee on Water
Works, presented an estimate of cost of
water works tor the city of Columbus,
Holly system machinery, prepared by
Wm. C. Weir, which was read and referred
to committee on Water Works, with in
structions to have the same printed in the
Statesman, Journal and rresiooie.
Mr. Bergin, from committee on Sewers.
reported back an ordinance to provide for
tapping main or trunk sewers in the city
of Columbus, with an amendment to sec
tion 1, which was concurred in, and the
ordinance read a third time and passed
yeas 12, nays 1.
Mr. McAlister introduced an ordinance
to grade and repave in front of lot No. 5 of
Dennison's subdivision of outlot No. 37,
which was read a first time.
Mr. Bergin introduced an ordinance to
grade and pave on North street from Third
to Fourth street, which was read a first
time. .
Mr. Bergin introduced an ordinance to
grade and pave on Third street from Hick
ory alley to North street, which was read
a first time.
Mr. Frankel introduced an ordinance to
grade and pave on Mohawk street from
South Public lane to Sycamore street
which was read a first time.
Mr. Wall introduced an ordinance to
grade and pave on Chapel street, from
High to Front street, ' which was read a
first time.
The following ordinances were read a
second time:
To grade aud pave Washington avenue
from Seventh street to South Public lane.
To grade and pave on east side of Fifth
street from Rich street to Cherry street.
To build a double row flag crossing
across Public alley on west side of High
To assess a special tax upon real estate
bounding north side of Mound street from
Zenos alley to a point fifty-three feet east
of Seventh street.
To assess a special tax npon the Veal es
tate bounding north side ot Mound street
from Zenos alley to Washington avenue.
To grade and pave with boulders the
roadway of Public alley from High street
to Fair alley.
To grade the roadway of Hamlet street
north from C. C. & I. G railroad to line of
Neil's property. Referred to committee on
Ninth Ward.
Mr. Knopf, on leave, introduced an ordi
nance to assess a special tax upon the real
estate bounding South street from Zenofc
alley to Gift street, wnich was read a first
Mr. Knopf introduced an ordinance to
assess a special tax upon tne real estate
bounding South street from Seventh street
to Gift street, which was read a first time.
Mr. Janney presented a resolution to
contract with Patrick Conway lor con
structing a twelve lncn stone pipe sewer
on Seventh street, from a point opposite
the north Una of W. C. Brown's lot to a
point opposite the north line of the first
alley north ot Broad and east of Seventh
street, which was passed yeas 12.
Mr, Janney presented a resolution to
contract with John Stathard for construct
ing a stone arch culvert across Broad
street, east of Atchison lane, which was re
ferred to committee on sewers.
Mr. Knopf presented a resolution to con
tract with John G. Bickel for grading and
paving on Gangewer alley from Mcund
street to South Public lane, which was
passed yeas 12.
Mr. Knopt presented a resolution di
recting the City Clerk to certify the unpaid
assessments for building an eighteen inch
brick sewer in South street from Hubbell
alley to the east line of lot No. 3 of W. E.
Ide's subdivision of a part of outlot No. 9
to the County Auditor, to be placed upon
the duplicate for collection as other taxes.
Mr. Bergin introduced a resolution to
contract with Michael Malone for grading
and paving on Prospect alley from McKee
alley to North Public lane, which was
agreed to yeas 12.
Mr. Bergin introduced a resolution to
contract witn Peter Ean for" building a
double row fl ig crossing across Third street
at the north side ot Long street, which was
Mr. Caren, from standing committee on
Ninth Ward, reported back protest against
proposed Improvement on Hamlet street,
and moved that tbe ordinance lor said im
provement - be indefinitely postponed.
Agreed to.
Mr. Nagbten moved that the places for
holding elections be now named. Agreed
to. ' : i i
The following were announced as the
places for holdtng elections :
First Ward
Second Ward Young's Carpenter Shop.
Third Ward Town Street House. :
Fourth Ward Zettler House.
Fifth Ward South Engine House.
Sixth Ward Laurenz Schneider's.
Seventh Ward Tryne's Shoe Store.
Eighth Ward Gay Street Engine House.
Ninth Ward -O'Brien's Grocery.
On motion the Council adjourned until
Monday evening, Oct. 19th.
A Card Dancing Academy. To my
friends and patrons I would say that I will
be at Ambos Hall on Wednesday afterroon,
uctooer vtn, at 4 o'ciock, ready to receive
pupils for instruction, and at the same
time make some satisfactory arrangement"
with the parents in regard to giving two
lessons per week... It is absolutely neces
sary for every teacher to give at least two
lessons per week. He cannot sustain him
self unless he ttoes. My prices exactly cor
respond with those of teachers in all the
cities of the United States, and my dances
are precisely tbe same as taught by all tbe
leading teachers in both Europe and Amer
ica, and in use in the first society of the
land. I know these to be tacts, for I go to
no little expense, annually, to find it out.
For this winter the Waltz a Deux Temps,
Gallop a - Deux Temps, Gallop en Trols
Temps are tbe fashionable and leading
round dances. Also, the French Dance, Le
Cotillion or German, and Celerious Polka
Quadrille. On my way to this city I spent
a half day with Mons. Ernst, of Cincinnati,'
who gave me the above information, style,
&c. Hoping to be able to make satisfac
tory arrangements with those who may
desire to patronize my school on Wednes
day. I am, respectfully, etc., - -
MONDAY EVENING, Oct. 5th, 1868. F. X. C. NOTT.
Certificates Filed. The following
certificates ot incorporation were filed on
yesterday in the Secretary ot State's office :
Of the Cincinnati and White River Min
ing Company, organized for the purpose
of quartz mining, buying, selling and lo
cating claims, &c. Principal office in Cin
cinnati. Capital stock $100,000 in shares
of $50 each. A. Swift. R. S. Lee, C. A.
Wol ft, D. H. James.and Frank B. James are
the corporators.
.Of the Lower Pomeroy Manufacturing
Company, organized for the purpose of -manufacturing
stoves, grates, fire fronts,
farming implements, &c. Principal office
in Lower Pomeroy, Meigs county. Capi
tal stock $25,000 in shares of $100 each. V .
B. Horton, M. Bosworth, E. J. Horton, E.
Turnbull and H. B. Smith are the corpora
tors. Of the Windsor Salt Company, organiz
ed for the purpose of manufacturing salt,
and the cooperage necessary for the same.
Principal office in Minnsville, Meigs coun
ty. Capital stock $50,000 in shares of $100
each. Y. B. Horton-, Jacob Schneider, B.
M. Skinner and August Fahl are the cor
porators. County Fair. The Fair of the Franklin
county Agricultural Society commences
this morning. From a hasty inspection of
tbe grounds, we can promise exhibitors
and visitors that they will have much
more comfort than ever before at the fair
grounds, because of their increased size,
and because of the many additions
and improvements'. ' Mr. Miley, of this
city, has completely refitted the eating
house, and will serve up as good meals as
can be obtained in any first class hotel in
the country. Floral Hall will to-day be a
gem of beauty. The committee having it
In charge, have been working night and
day to get things fixed up, and the expres
sions of admiration and delight they will
hear during the Fair, will amply reward
them for their labor. In fact, In every de
partment, the utmost pains have been
taken, and no labor spared to make this
Fair one of the most successful exhibitions
tbe Society has ever given.
Fresh Fish. Our young printer friends
Reece & Quinn, have laid down the stick
and rnie and gone into the fish trade, at
No. 32 West Broadway. -They receive
fish dally, and parties ordering of them
may be assured that they will be supplied
with the best in the market.
NO. 1 COL.IT 31 BUS, O.
Will hold their first meeting for Installa
tion of officers, at
This Evening, Oct. 6th; 1868,
At 7 o'clock.
Every Democrat who wishes to become
a member should be on hand. Hon. A.
Mayo, E. T. DeLany and C. Loewenstein
will be present and address the meeting.
The following new appointments have
been arranged :
Will speak
At PIQUA.. Tuesday, October eth. evening.
' Will speak
At GREENVILLE, Darka county, on Wednesday,
Ontnber Tth .
At N.Pl LEON, Henry county. Oetober th.
AtTKOI. Miami county, Ootobe
Der 10th.
Will speak
At M1LLKRSBURG, Holmes oounty. Thursday,
October 8th.
At U111LL1COXHE, Saturday, Ootober 10th.
INTELLIGENCE FROM HAYTI. &c., &c., &c., &c.
Exodus of Government Employees.
NEW YORK, October 5.
A Washington dispatch stales that dur
ing next week there will be quite a large
exodus of Department clerks from this
city, on their way to their respective States
to avail themselves of the most important
privileges of freemen on the 13th inst. The
number of public officials, clerks and Gov
ernment employees that will go to Penn-
svlvanla, Ohio and Indiana to vote is est!
mated at nearly 1,000 more than half of
whom are Pennsylvaniaos. Certain poli
ticians are said to have been here for these
men claiming residence in those States, and
who voted In the elections here, with a
view of challenging their votes in those
Another dispatch says that the Spanish
legation has received no instructions from
the new government of Spain, and conse
aiiently has no authority to act in its be
half, and are not recognized by this Gov
ernment as representing any power com
petent to send ministers to Washington,
and will not be until it receives credentials
from the Junta at Madrid. It is probable
that the legation will receive dispatches
from Madrid within a tew days that some,
if not all the members may De withdrawn
It is also reported that the late Queen, Is
abella, of Spain, has recently made heavy
investmentin this country.
Mail Service.
The Postmaster General has accepted
the bid of Leech, Piper & Co., of Kittan-
ning, Pennsylvania, at $194,000, tor carry
ing the mail from Fort Abercombie, by
Fort Hansom, 900 miles, three times
week, in tour-horse post coaches. This
service opens up a vast portion of our
northwestern territory, connection will
be closely made with the railroad service
at St. Paul, and thence by daily aud tri
weekly fervice to ADe?comDie.
Indian News.
Col. Wynkoop. agent for the Arapahoes
and Chevennes, has arrived here, direct
from Fort Lamed. He represets that the
Indians with bis agency have fled south of
the Arkansas river, that Gen. Sully was
pursuing, and had, up to the time the Colo
nel left that fort, been skirmishing with
them for three weeks. The Indians are in
a destitute condition, having a scarcity ot
provisions, buffalo and other game being
scarce. It is estimated the Arapahoes have
about 800 and the Cbeyenues upwards of
1600 fighting men.
BOSTON, Oct. 5.
A Portland paper says tba Secretary of
the Treasury has already suspended tne
operation of the new custom regulation in
compliance with the request forwarded by
River News.
Weather clear and warm. River four
feet and ten inches, and falling.
The Valley City Woolen Mills, Grand
Rapids, were destroyed by fire this morn
ing. Loss $35,000; insurance $5,000.
The Anti Butler Convention.
SALEM, MASS., Oct. 5.
The anti-Butler Republican Mass Con
vention to-day nominated Richard H.
Dana, jr., for Congress bv acclamation.
Mr. Dana accepted the nomination. A se
ries of resolutions were adopted affirming
adhesion to the Chicago platform; indig
nantly rejecting Butler's financial policy;
that by tbe letter and spirit and by the
justice ot the contract the 5-20 bonds of
the United States are payable in paper
promises; declaring that the Republicans of
this district ougLt not to send to Congress
a Representative who is disqualified by a
bitter personal emnity towards General
Grant from being a party supporter of his
administration, and declaring that Butler
is not a true representative of the princi
ples of the Republican party. The resolu
tions closo by iudorsing Mr. Dana.
WILMINGTON. DEL., October 5.
A general election of assessors and in
spectors will take place in this State today.
Boston Items.
BOSTON, October 5.
The Ancient and Honorable Artillery
left this city this morning for Springfield,
to have their annual field day parade.
They will return to-morrow afternoon.
Addie and Minnie Brown, aged seven
and nine years, were burned to death in
Charlestown. Mass., Saturday night. They
were studying a lesson, when the young
brother ran against them upsetting a fluid
Attorney present
ed to the Judge of the Supreme Court a
petition asking that certain parties named,
to whom naturalization papers have been
issued without previous declaration of In
tention to become citizens, shall be made to
show cause why said papers shall not be
vacated. The Court holds the matter un
der consideration.
SALEM, MASS., Oct. 5.
The anti-Butler Convention was well at
tended and enthusiastic. A. A. Abbott,
of Peabody, was President,-and in his
opening speech paid his respects to Gen.
Butler as follows : '
When a candidate for public office so tor
gets the decencies of life as to call honest '
men traitors, it was time that the truth is
told. The opposition to General Butler is
not baked entirely on his previous political
opinions, but upon the following grounds,
which the speaker read : -
Because he is self-willed, arrogant,
headstrong, domineering,of violent tem
per and bitter hatred, intractable, implaca
ble, Inconciliatory. His great governing
passion seems to be either to rule or to
ruin ; a friend if you submit, an enemy u
you resist. He is persisting, unyielding,
bold, bent upon his own way at all haz
ards, artful, adroit: in private life not with
out generous qualities, but in public life .
Knowing no scruples; ot great anilities; .
not troubled with modest; devoid ot
moral sensibilities; of keen wit, but abus
ive and violent in speech and diction, with ,
his faculties all sharpened and acute. Such,
he said, was the man in whom the Repub
lican leaders all over the country do not
confide. Such was the man in whom they,
as independent electors ot the Fifth Dis
trict, would not and could not con ad e.
Mr. Abbott's remarks were received with .
Mr. Dana, in accepting the nomination
for Congress, spoke at considerable length, -reviewing
the position assumed by General
Butler on the financial question, and stig
matizing him as the Ishmael of the Repub
lican party. It is claimed by Butler that
he is the regular candidate, and therefore
should be elected. The sneaker thought
this did not follow. The great contests of
liberty have been fouzht. not bv the rezu-
lars, but by tbe volunteers and the mili
tia, and : with them, in these
contest, be (Dana) cast his lot Great ap-
piause.j tie continued with some criticism
upon the caucus management, which he-
declared the weakest point in our political
system, aud said that this in connection
with tbe right party discipline of the
Democratic party, which General Butler
now proposes to engraft upon the Republi
can organization, was the reason of that de
gradation or the Democratic party which
General Butler so much deplores.
The Turf.
BUFFALO, Oct. 5.
The meeting of the Buffalo Park As
sociation commences to-morrow, and will
continue three days. Thirty-one entries
have been made.
Immense Democratic Meeting.
The Democrats held an immense mass.
meeting here to-dav. Preparations have
been made on a large scale. No eflort was'
spared to make It the greatest Democratic)
demonstration ever seen in Western Penn
sylvania. The day was fair and beautiful.
Delegations from the country were numer
ous and large. The procession ' was two
hours and ten minuteB in passing a given
point. The business houses and residences
along the various portions of the route were
protuseiy decorated with nigs, Chinese
anterns, &c. Among the distinguished
speakers are Hons. George H. Pendleton,
ueister (Jlymer. .udgar Uowan and others.
i.ne torchlight procession to-night was a
grand affair. The streets along the route
of the procession was thronged with peo-
fue. Many Duudings were brilliantly 11
umluated. ;
MOBILE, ALA., Oct. 5.
The Register, in a leader this morning.
takes strong grounds in favor of the imme
diate annexation of Cuba, in view of the
success of the Spanish revolution. It says
ine win ot tne people plainly demands
this, and that the Government should take
steps to secure the prize at once.
NEW YORK, Oct. 5.
The Catholic Synod has promulgated the
decree of the Plenary Council at Baltimore,
urging tbe immediate establishment of
schools for colored children in the Southern
States, and also the establishment of or
phanages, as there is strong reason to ap
prehend a large Increase of orphan colored
The Dance House, No. 316 Water street,
has been leased by J. M. Ward, city mis
sionary, and will be consecrated to religious
Sur poses at noon to-day. It is just above
ohnny Allenls, and contains the largest
nail in that part of the city.
For Mexico.
Major General Rosecrans passed through
this city yesterday on bis way to Mexico.
The Empire china works, in Brooklyn,
were damaged $40,000 yesterday by tire.
Trades Union.
The Trades Union delegates were in ses
sion Saturday evening, discussing the
eight hour question. A committee of two
from each ward, representing the labor
interest, was appointed, with instructions
to support such candidates for the assem
bly as will pledge themselves to secure the
repeal of the conspiracy laws and sustain
the eight hour movement.
Horses Sold.
The entire stud of the Annieswood sta
ble was sold at auction at Jerome Park on
Saturday alternoon. A chestnut horse, 5.
years old. brought $5,000; the horse Dick
ens, 4 years old. $1,200; the colt Vespu
cious, 3 years old, $1,250; the famous Ken
tucky, 7 years old, $15,000; imported Fila
gree, foaled in 1859. $4,000; Imported
Maud, toaled in 1859. $1,250; Marlca, foal
ed in 1854, $2 300; Oliata, toaled in 1862,
$1,200; a colt by Censor, $1,700; a colt by
Balerownie, $2 650; a filly by Lpxington,
$3 650. A number of weanlings also sold
well. Subsequently the well known horse.
Captain Moore, was knocked down to J.
W. Pennock, for $700.
Walter Brown oflVrs to row
Hamill a five mile race for $1,000, provided
the lattet allows him $250 for expenses.
Libel Suit.
The threatened libel suit of D. O. Sulli
van, editor ot the Irish People, against
Brick Pomeroy, has been commenced.
Mrs. Lincoln.
Mrs. Lincoln sailed for Europe on the
steamer Baltimore, from Baltimore, on
Thursday last.
William O. Ritchie, tormerly editor of
the Richmond Eoqnirer, and husband of
Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie, died in Balti
more, Friday night, of disease of the heait.
The inquest in the case of James ton,
who died, as alleged, from swallowing
oxaUc acid, sold by mistake, it is supposed,
for epsom salts, by the son of Mr. Rogers,
druggist, Spring street, has resulted in a
verdict that the deceased came to his death
from a dose of some acid poision, but the
jur exonerate Mr. Rogers from all blame,
as the careless manner in which medicines
were kept by Mrs. Hamilton, aud the lapse
of time the sen a and salts was procured,
make it possible the mixture was the result
ot said carelessness.
The national conference of Unitarian and
other Christian churches meets to-morrow
Rev. Dr. Bellows preaches the opening
The session will continue several days,
as many important questions are to be
Johnny Allen.
John Allen held a prayer meeting on his
own account In his Water street den today.
At a meeting ot the business men of the
neighborhood to-day a committee was ap
pointed to wait on the police authorities to
urge the removal of mock jewelers and
their runners from the vicinity of Broad
way and Fulton streets.
LONDON, Oct. 5.
A dispatch from Madrid says the falling
Madoz has resigned the Presidency ot the
Junta and Agulrre succeeds him. Aguirre
has appointed Serrano General-in-Chief ot
the Army.
Advices to Sept. 12th.
NEW YORK, Oct 5.
Mail advices from Port au Prince, Hay ti,
to the 12th of September, state that the
Government has issued decrees, one that
the only ports open to foreign commerce
are Port au Prince, Cape Hay tien, Gonai
vez and PortdePax; and another prescrib
ing penalties for blockade running.
A large amount of counterfeit paper was
in circulation.
The seige of Conavez was still going on.
but the cause ot the rebellion was in a des
perate state. It was ttouLt it would soon
succumb. -
LONDON, Oct. 5.
The deep sea sub-marine telegraph direct
from Malta to Alexandria, Egypt, waa un
successful. It was completed Saturday af
uoon , ... . . .
PARIS, Oct. 5.
A dispatch from Madrid states that Alas
aga, who was named as Minister of For
eign Affairs, declines a position la tbe new
Gen. Prim.
MADRID, October 5.
General Prim is at Barcelona, He is ex
pected to arrive to-morrow. -
LONDON, October 5.
steamers Wesser and Nebraska, from
New York. Worcester, from - Baltimore,
and Peruvian, from Quebec, have arrived.
New York Money Market—Oct. 5.
GOLD Quiet and without decided
change; opeued at 140 dosed at 140 MS
Cincinnati Money Market—Oct. 5.
GOLD 139 buying.
EXCHANGE Firm at par buying.
New York Stock Market—Oct. 5.
pons of '81. 113113;do'62113113;
do '64 110JilloS; do '65 110U0?i;
do new 108l08Ji;'do '67 108108;
do '68 10910X; 10-408 104104.
5:30 prices Wells' Express 3031;
American 4849: Adams-:51a5l2:
United States 4849); Merchants' Union
racmo Mail 1236123& West
ern Union Telegraph 3J36; N. Y. Ceni
cral 129i129; Erie 48J,49; do pre
ferred 7071; Ohio A Mississippi 29K
,29; Wabash 6162; do preferred 74;
; Michigan Central HSj; Michigan South
. 'rn 8484; Toledo 102i02 Fort
Wayne 112112; - Terre Haute 44;
Ishtabula 99.
New York Market—Oct. 5.
COTTON Jc better; 27X for middling
FLOUR Closed quiet without decided
jchang!, some-export demand for low
jrades. '
I WHEAT Dull and heavy and l2c
I lower. -
RYE Quiet at $1 461 43 for winter. '
i OATS Dull at 7 le afloat for new west-
rn. ' . .
? CORtf-Lower; dull at $1 10$l 11 tor
unsound; $1 12(S$1 2 for souud new
or xed western afloat
; PORK Quiet at $28 6Sc for mess,
casn ana regular.
BEEF Nominally unchanged. , '
BACON Nominal.
LARD. Quiet at 19W195ie fair to
prime steam. - " ;
jjuus in moderate request and un
Cincinnati Market—Oct. 5.
FLOUR Very doll; prices little batter
than nominal, $8 759 00.
wp- T Dull, aud Mo. 1 red nald at
$1 9 H3.
C( KH -Dull at $1 031 04. i
OrtTS Oull at 6162c for No. 1.
RY "Clined to$l 62; demand light.
BA1 LE f Dull : Spring $2 2032 30.
latter i ate r Curadian
TOP AGO ) Firm and In good demand :
leaf $H 69 o $27 80.
COT1W Firm and fair demand at 26c
for middling.
WHISKY-Steady at$l 25 with sales of
200 bbls.
MESS PORK Held firmly at $30.
LARD Quiet, only jobbing demand at
JBULK. MiiiATS Held at .1140 ana 14C
for shoulders and sides. But these rates at
J above views of buyers.
UAUUiN Moderate uemana at nwa ior
shoulders and 15)16c lor clear rib and
elear sides.
HAMS Dull atl919K!.
BUTTER Drooping : Central Ohio at
'.37 40c.
EUGa Steady at 202lc.
LINSEED OIL Unsettled, holders ask
ing higher prices at the close, thou eh de
mand lizht with small sales at $1 05l 06.
LaKO OIL Unchanged; JNo. i ami ex
tra $1 451 48; winter made $1 55.
PETROLEUM. Firmer at $1 311 33
jor refined.
itKEF (JATTLci Unchanged. ; :
Chicago Market—Oct. 5.
FLOUR In fair demand ; spring extras
$6 258 00.
wheat unlet, unsettled ana 2(B2fco
lower, sales Nol at $1 401 45; No 2 at
$1 331 34; closing quiet at $1 33)$
1 34 tor No 2; sales ot No 2 since 'Qhauge
at $133(3134.
UAlS in good snipping demand aim
Jc lower; closing at 50jc for No's 1 and 2.
CORN Opened stroug and advanced to
83c tor No 1 and closed dull at 86o for No 1;
No 2 quiet and unchanged; nothing done
since 'Change.
RYE Firmer and closing steady at
$1 19l 19 for No 1 In store.
BARLEY In moderate request and a
shade firmer; closing at $1 771 77Kc 'or
No 2 in store. '
Toledo Market—Oct. 5.
FLOUR Drooping.
WHEAT White Michigan lc lower;
amber 3jc lower; sales of No. 1 white
Michigan at $2 17; white Michigan at $2 17;
white Michigan $2; amber $1 83l 84; No.
1 red $1 82.
CORN lc lower; sales ot No. 1 at 93s;
Michigan 93c. '
OATS lu lower; sales of No. 1 at 55c;
No. 2 at 54i.
RYE Quiet; sales of No. 2 at CI 20.
BARLEY Canada better; State steady;
sales of Cauada at $2 102 12); State $2.
New York Cattle Market—Oct. 5.
BEEVES Demand slow and holder are
obliged to grant concessions of a to effect
sales, the market closing heavy: prime to
extra steers 1516e; good 1415Je;
medium to fair 1314e; poor to me
dium 1013c; receipts weak.
SHEEP AND LAMBS In large supply.
Sheep steady at 47c; lambs 4i lower;
quoted at 73c. Receipts 44,900; whole
supply not sold. '
BOGS Quiet and a trifle lower; sales at
9101-6. Receipts 21,698.
St. Louis Market—Oct. 5.
FLOUR Quiet and weak.
WHEAT Dull; buyers holding off for
lower prices.
CORN Slow at $998. f
OATS $5254.
RYE $1 181 20.
PORK Better.
LARD Nominal.
BACON Better.
Buffalo Market—Oct. 5.
FLOUR Dull; city ground spring $7 50
WHEAT Dull; sales of No. 2 Chicago
spring at 45c.
CORN Saleable at $1 and inactive.
OATS Inactive; held at 62c
B A RLE Y Sales of Canada at $2.
RYE Nominal.
FREIGHTS Unchanged.
Milwaukee Market—Oct. 5.
FLOUR Dull; Citv XX $7 007 50.
WHEAT Unsettled at $1 41 for No. 1 in
And others, will address the people at the
West Front of the Capitol,
On Saturday Evening;, Oct. 10th,
at 8 o'clock.
The White Boys in Blue, and all other
other Democratic organizations will par
ticipate in tbe meeting. The Torch Light
Procession will be under the control ot the
White Boys in Blue.
Chm'n Dem. Co. Ex. Com.
W. S. HUFFMAN, Sec'y.

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