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Election News.
Little More from Penn
sylvania. - r
Nothing from Indiana and Ohio.
Snow Storm' in Philadelphia.
More Artillery Sent South.
The iekedest Man a Refugee.
Proceedings of the Episcopal
All'alrs in Spain.
Attempt to Murder (Jen. Prim.
Escape of the Fenian O'Brien.
Aw fi-mii I'eiinsjlvnuln, Ohio uud
PsUH-AHKLriiiA, Oft. 17. Retnrns from
forty-nine counties are official. The bal
ance reported may foot up 10.0S3 Repub
lican majority tor Ticasurer.
GuEKNSBi'na, Pa., Oct. 17. The Re
publican Judges li:ive signed certificates
for Westmoreland county. This will make!
lite total vote in the 21ft district for Treas
urer 1S.SC7, and for Covcde, 13.7CC Fos
ter's majority, 41. The poll exceeds last
jeai'n by 5278, of which Covode gained
over last year's vote 27C2, and Foster
gained 2490. Covcde announces his de
teimination to contest the seat. He alleges
that lie can throw out Democratic voters
in Fayette, and over two hundred in West
morland county.
Attempt to Assns-Inieti' en. l'rlm
llip t'.iln Synlein. (.
AlAimiD, Oct. 17- The coinage eystem
r.f Spain will be radically changed to con
form to that of France.
Bo?e d'Orleca, Count ofAlniira, has
1ic-n appointed Captain General of Cuba.
Serrano and La pete have arrived at Sara
gof?a. Thfy had b triumphal entry and
the wildt-t enthusiasm was manifested.
Path, rt. 17. TheUanloia newspaper
has ;i report of an attempt to shoot General
Prim at .Madrid. The attempt was unsuc
cessful. The aM.i?iii was aru-Jted, but was
afterward cet at liberty by Gen. Prim him
self. MAJWin, Oct. 17. Dolce, Who wan ap
pointed Captain General of Cubi, has de
rlincd on account of ill-health.
London, Oct. 17. The government of
Fpain hai appointed Rio' Rosas .Minuter
In hogland.
'tho Willidi-nnnl ISI-iUpprovcil-Syiiii.-t.iuis
ol Winter, etc.
Nrw York, Oct. 17. The proposed
withdrawal of Seymour and Blair meets
with uroualificj disapproval with the
rauk and tile of the Democratic parly of
lhiB city.
Snow' fell to d iv at Yoikville, in the
upper portion of the Island, and abo at
Roll-do and Btngor.
The Board of Cotton Brokers was for
mally organized to-day.
Number of deaths this week 42G.
Unv York, Oct. 17. It is snowing in
Botdon, Worc-i-ter, Concord, Oswego, and
throughout Western New York. Along
he Erie railroad fuur inches of snow fell
lan night. Snowing in Philadelphia at 10
o'clock to-day. Heavy gale blowing and
rerv mid.
A eriat lid wonder was ob.urvcd at
Hellliate on Thursday. According to ex
perienced pilot the tide was etronger than
has been knur.n for the last twenty years.
A railur teas robbed at John Allen'adanee
hmi;e last ni&ht. The iiolice arreted Mrs.
Allen and fix females. .f the den, but John
Allen fkeL
IK iiirur-ill Artillery for tUf Sou 111.
Foi.tm Moxkof, October 17. Three
xiinj,aiiis ol urlillriy from the fort have
tiecn ordered Siuth on temporary duty.
Battery C. v lo Atlanta, Battery A. to
Columbia, S. ('., and another battery to
Ralei?h, N. C. They left this morning.
" "religiofs
'Ilio l'i)le ljI-fopnH'on t-iiltoii.
Nfw Yoi:ii, Oct. 17. In the Protest
ant Kpiscopal Convention, Kev. Dr.
Uaisht, from "the Committee on Canons,
reported in favor of amending canon
nine, that in the case of n deacon or
priest ordered by u bishop not in com
munication with the F.piscopal Church,
. tie shall r main on probation one year,
instead ! -is months, as at present.
Adopted, with I nt few dissenting votes.
Dr. llaight reported adversely to tho
atne-r.dmcnt t canon thirteen, saying it
was Htox'pedient to make a domestic mis
uionnry bishop a bishop ol a diocese or
ganized within bis jurisdiction. The
repoTt was accented and the committee
The Committee- n Canons to whom
were referred certain amendments to
oanon eleven, 'reported that the same
have been made tho special order for to
day, and no further action is at present
Rev. flirtim W. Beefs, of Wisronsio,
introduced .i scries of resolutions and a
jiroamb'.c, giiing the wants of the Church
aftstng lur the cstauusliment ol mission
ary and parish grammar schools, and al-o
for a truinini: in every diocese for the
education of teachers. Tho resolutions
were referred to the Committee on
Christian Education.
Itcv. Dr. llaijilit from the committee on
Canons, 'tlcred the follovnni;
IJesoU ed, That thcHoueo of tho Bish
ops concurring, that section six, coause
eoml ot i anon iv, title oi too digest,
lie amended by inserting in tho nine
teenth line ol t-aid clause, commencing
after the wi.rds but nothing in this cause
choll le construed to prevent any clergy
man in this Church from fiicintinc in
anv l'ai i.jh Church. ir in anv place of
public worship used by "any congregation
f this Church r elsewhere, within tho
.ari-h l the minister of said congrega
tion, with c.ment uf tho clergyman in
charge, or in his absence, the Church
wardens, vestrymen flr trustees of taid
. onpreeatii.n, .r a maionty of thvm bv
order t the committee.
Judj;e 'unningham otTered a further
mnoldinent to the Canon, by adding the
-words alter clcrcTmen in tho fourth line,
narncrrt.h lirst, t-ectiun sis, Canon twelve
.it!n one Willi the intent or purtiose of
ti.naii. or ultemj'ting to lorm iv now
congrejia'icti in Uie limits of each pnrish
or parochial enri. uot authorieed by
dutcfci.'ii uiith'-riiv or otherwise disturb
ing ttu nri.ciiiai reluliuiisof such cler
cvman, e t .tuuu win read, no minister
belonging to ibis church will officiate
cither bv preaching, reading prayers
or .lhervise in the parish or within the
mreicliial curi t another clergyman,
with the intent purpose of forming or
attempting i. lonn a new congregation
within the limits t Mich parish or pa
rochial curi not authorized by dioccs in
antboritv, ir otherwise disturbinc the
Cnnon r..irorhial relations of such cler
cvraan. unleHS he shall have received ex
i.rcss permission for that purposo from
minister of the parish or curi, or in his
absence from the church warden or trus
tees ot the oomtrcgntion, or a majority
mf ihem.
The question was taken on the resoluN
tion offered by the committee through
Dr. llaight, and it was adopted.
Tho Committee on Canons reported
(he followingto the convention;
First The form of consecration of a
church or chapel shall not be used at any
timo before sufficient evidence be fur
nished to the bishop that tho bailding to
be consecrated and that tholand on which
it stands, is free from debt or other pes
cuniary liability.
becond. The titlo to such building and
land shall be secured by tho persons or
corporation authorized by the laws of the
State Tor territory in which it is situated,
to bold property lor the diocese, parish.
or congregation ; and such building and
land shall not be encumbered or alienated
by mortgage or sale, by Ihe parties afore
said, without the consent and ecclesias
tical authority ol the diocese in which
they arc situated.
I bird. A church or chapel onco con
secrated to the service of Almighty Cod,
shall bo separate from all unballowod
worldly or common uses, and it shall not
bo removed or disposed of or taken down
unless permission bo obtained from the
Bishop, acting by advice and consent of
the standing committee of tho dioccs, in
which it is situated. After some discue-.
sion thereon, the convention adjotisncd.
Havana, Oct. 17. The Jateit authentic
' news from Loa Tunas announces the suc
cessful progress of the campaign against
the insurgents. They appeared in that
district in three or four separate bands, all
under the lead cf a guerrilla. After the
defeat of the largest body they all dispersed,
and are trying to reach the sea shore, with
the probable intention of finding ships on
which to escape from the country. The
troops are pursuing them in 'various direc
tions. The bands were composed of ban
dits whom Captain General Lerzundi'd
vigorous measuies had driven to the moun
tains. There were among them numbers of per
sons without regular occupations and
ready for anything which promised any
excitement. The entire number of insur
gents u ere about 200. TbeCaptain Gene
ral will immediately send a man-of-war to
prevent stragglers from leaving the coast.
PnertoJ Principe and other towns in the vi
cinity of the disturbance remain quiet, ai
the citizens are in favor of the present
The expulsion of General Santa Anna
from Toiboda has putau end to recruiting
and other demonstrations against the Mex
ican government.
Captain General Lerzundi declares that
while he is in command he will not permit
any conspiracy in this Island against a
foreign government.
The weather is hot but rainy, and the
city and Island are healthy.
New Yokk, Oct. 17 The Fall River
manufacturers have given notice to their
operative" that a change will be made in
the working hours on Mobday next. The
mills will be run eleven hours instead of
ten as at present. The spinners have for
mally protected against the change.
A. Baldwin was put under S1000 bonds
to keep the peace for a year, and it is i.ow
believed the light between him and Wor-
mald is postponed for a year. The latter is
still at large.
Commissioner Rollins has been snbpeneii
to attend next Friday, to answer a charge
leforc Commissioner Ashborne.
In an altercation in front of an African
church in Jersey City, last night, Jesscc
Johnson, colored, stabbed Morris Game,
colored, fatally. Johnson has not yet
been arrested. Jjolh parties bail been at
tending a meeting in the church.
Philadelphia propose to bridge-
Delaware with an arch 4400 feet long.
Twenty-five Ores in New Yoik
month involved a loss of $"2(,000-
donble that of the previous month.
The American Board of Commissions for
Forcien Missions received thiB vear ?535,-
838, the largest sum ever reported. The
expenditures were 5)JU,abu.
In AuRusla, Georgia, theatrical managers
induce audiences by promising a wedding
riug to the handsomest lady present, and a
tin cup to the homuest man.
Rev. Henrv Ward Beecher is announced
as a candidate for the LTniled States Senate
in case the Radicals have a majority in the
next New York Legislature.
Mary Cinnon and daughter, and Jobe
Euan, of Wiudsor Locks, Connecticut, were
burned to tleatb Thursday by the explosion
of kerosene.
IsaacArmour wa thrown from his wagon
near Ottawa, Illinois, on Tuesday, and his
feet catching in the "hound-"," he vas
dragged with his back on the ground three
miles. When the horses were stopped he
was dead.
The Henderson (Ky.) AVinofihe lSih
sayB : I tie second locomotive- lias been
put upon our end of the railroad. The con
tractors are hurrying ou the track towards
Madison villc. A passenger car is now run
ning eighteen miles out.
There is fair prospect of modification or
temporary suspension ot tbe present op
pressive operation of the whNky law in
small distilleries. Se-henck and CYilfix are
aidiug Beck to secure a decisive result.
Rollins lalelv bad Solicitor Hinckley le
fore the Secretary of the Treasury for an
an alleged violation of the law in not re
porting the TraiuU to tue superior otticer.
McCulloch decided no cae wa made onl
against him.
J mice Noye, of the Probate Couit, Cin
cinnati, on Wedneeday Ia-t, committed W.
R. Paddock, the once popular publisher oi
Paddock's Counterfeit Detector, iu that city,
to the Longview Asylum, on the charge of
On Friday night, the 9th in.t., about
twelve men, either negroes, or white men
discuised as such, entered the dwelling-
house of Mr. Adam Carnahan, four miles
below Cloutierville, in Natihttoches
Parish. Louisiana, and killed him, bv
shooting him not less than five or six times.
Dnrinc the last year the Massachusetts
folks have spent S50.000 for the support
and education of idiot children, for whose
especial benefit they have established a
flourishing institution. It is said that a
great many grown persons there are en
titled to a similar provision for their pro
tection and enlightenment.
Some necroes attacked and ttoned a
Democratic procession at Gallipolis, Ohio,
on Thursday lat, which was resented,
when Wash Niney, a negro who keeps a
livery stable, shot and killed a worthy gen
tleman named Albert Almond, who was
endeivoring to fiippress the difficulty.
The South Carolina State Central Execu
tive Club yesterday unanimously adopted
the resolution presented by Wade Hamp
ton, indorsing Ihe letter to Rosecianz. The
sense of the Club is decidedly in favor of
qualified negro suflrage. An address to
the people will doubtless ne iss.iieu in a lew
The amendment to the Slate Constitu
tion of Maine, authorizing the assumption
by tbe Mate of a certain oition of tl.c
war debts cf tne municipalities, lias been
adopted by a vote of 51,732 yean to 14,4S4
nays. Tne cities voted against the amend
ment, but the lowus in its lavor.
Putnam Brown, an Express Mc.eiiger,
who had Si'-0,000 belonging to the Mer
chants Lnion Lxpres Company, taken
from him on the Hudson River railroad,
on the morning of Alay 1st, has been ar
restenl for perjury. It is alleged that
Brown was a parly to the robbery, and
that he received $10,350 of the etolin
money. He is confined at White Plains
A Memphis dispatch to the Louisville
Courier says of the destruction of ihe arms
-..ni to Arkansas : ''Much excitement and
speculatiou prevails here. It is allrged
that certain officials procured this forpolin
cal effect. Northern catpel-baggers are
wrolhy and thre atening. The whole thing
is looked ou as a Radical c.ncoetiou
furnish a Kn-Kluk hoiror to n-e in the
election. More arms are reported eoming
down from the Grand Army of the Repub
lic for negrocd. Sjmefammnnition was sent
ahead to Aitansas.
It is reported that a bark which left Cal
lao with sixty Coolies, 20,000, owner acd
servant aboard, and on the first day out,
the Coolies mutinied, killed all hands ex
cept the owner and servant, divided the
money, and told the owner to navigate the
ship to China, winch he was unable to do.
The vessel sailed North, passed theKurilc
Islands, got into the ice, drifted into
Ochotsck Sea, where the "owner escaped
aboard a whale ship.. Tho last seen of the
bark she was making her wr.y southwest.
The heads of bureaus of '.he several de
partments of the government are busily
engaged preparing their estimates of ap
propriations for the fiscal year ending June
20, 1S70. Some officials have alredy de
termined tbe amounts that will be repaired.
The Commissioner of Pensions estimates
that ho will need an appropriation of$23,
072,928. This is a decrease from tbe
amount asked for the fiscjl year ending
June, 1S6C, there being-a surplus on hand.
The report will show that the whole amount
of money paid for pensions from the foun
dation of the government to June 30, 18GS,
wasSlCl,04S,242 lit. Oa June SO there
were 1G9,G45 names on the pension rolls.
An important decision concerning the
rights of widows to receive the bounty of
deceased roldiers has just been rendered by
the Second Comptroller of the Treasury.
The facts are brielly these : Josiah Denni
fon, private company A, 27th Regiment"
Kentucky Infantry Volunteers, was killeel
in service December 14, 18C3, leaving a
widow and parents, but no child. The
widow re-married on the 5th day of Janu
ary, ISGo, and the parents applied on the
10th of September, 18G8, for the additional
bounty under the act of July, 23, 18GG.
The Second Comptroller of tho Treasury
decides that, as there was no widow of the
soldier at the date of the act of 1SGG, the
next existing heirs named in tho law were
competent to inherit, and the Iwnnly was
therefore allowed to the parents.
A JFatlicr ImlioriiiR Under Mental De
rangement, OH I he Tliroats or Two
r Ills Cliililron.
From the Boston Post. Oct 10.
A most appalling tragedy occurred at
Longwood early yesterday morning. Mr.
George L. Richardson, of the firm of
Page, Richardson & Co., shipping mer
chants of this city, while laboring under
temporary insanity, cut'tho throat of his
son Henry, which resulted in immediate
death, and also in like manner attempted
the death of his second son, named George.
Tho boy who was killed was sixteen years
old, and tho second is thirteen. It is
thought the latter will recover. The sad
affair has cast a gloom over the commu
nity in which .Mr. Kichardson resides,
no Jess than in many business circles in
the city. The tragedy was the dominant
topic of conversation throughout the city
yesterday. It seems that Mr. Richard-.
son retired early Thursday evening, and
about one o'clock Friday morning his
wife awoke and found him very wakeful.
In a few moments he arose, and taking
a razor, went into an adjacent room,
where his two boys were sleeping and
committed the deed. -Mrs. Richardson,
hearing the cry of the youngest, ran to
the room am pulled her husband back.
A moment of reason came, and ho ex
claimed "Great God, what have I elone?"
and immediately left the house, clad only
in hisnight-shirt.
After committing the act, Mr. Richards
son left his home, which is on Pleasant
street, and made toward the mill-dam.
He stopped at the house of an Irishman,
and, rapping upon the door, demanded
admission, stating that he was cold and
wished to warm himself. While the man
was preparing to descend, Mr. Richard-.
son went off, and calling at the house of
-Mr. Henry A. l.reen, near the Cottage
Farm Station, on the Worcester railroad,
knocked at the rear door. The elomes
tics hearing him, inquired what he want
ed, when he implercd admission, stating
that he was cold, and urged them to come
down and make a fire. Beforo they had
timo to consider, ho threw up his arms
and rushed avrav. He was Mibseiiuently
found in his own barn wheroho had cov
ered himself up with hay. He was un
willing to enter tho house, and seemed
to be conscious of having committed some
terrible tragedy, and asked what ho had
done. Mr. Richardson was properly
clothed and sent to the insane asylum at
Somerville. It appears that he had been
ill for some time, and for a few days past
had not been ablo to sleep at all. It is
now thought that he has to'en meditating
the deed for several dajs past, and that
her intended to kill his whole family aud
then commit suicide.
Mr Richardson has a wife and four
children. He is a man of religious char
acter, and a deacon in the Orthodox
Church at Brookline. Continued ill
health, acting upon a nature naturally
sensitive, created mental derangement,
which is the sad explanation to be given
to this truly distressing affair. As soon
as the tragedy had occurred, lr Salis
bury, of Brookline, was called, and a
special messenger sent to Boston for Dr.
Bigelow, who tied up the arteries of the
youngest son, and it is thought that he
"will recover. Sympathy for the wife and
family thus suddenly and fearfully be
reaved, will be general. It is one of the
saddest occurrences that has been re
corded in this vicinity for many years.
'Inuddition totho above, we learn thatat
the time Richardson was taken in charge,
h remarked that he had it in his mind
to destroy the whole family himself in
cluded and in response to thefuestion,
"Why be desired to do such a dreadful
act?' said, "Oh, pride, nothing but
pride' At this time he appeared per
fectly rational, though it was ijuit evi
dent he was not so, as he did not seem to
know that her had done nny thing wong.
rut: I'oi.iTH'.ii, s i'i:ri;i;i.i: i s:.(i-
Thel'eaders of the'l't rv and Liberal par
ties in England, Mr. Disraeli and ;.Mr.
Gladstone, have lately defined their re-
pective positions upon the issues pending
in the English elections the former in
an address to his constituents in Buck
inghamshire, and tbe latter in an address
to the electors of Smth Lancashire. .Mr.
Disraeli assirts that the Irish Church
disendowmcnt project ol Mr. Gladstone,
vhich was passed by tbe House of Com
mon?, it carried into complete encct ny
the new legislature, will unsettle prop
erty, and make e'onliscation contagious,
and worse than all, give England over to
Popery and practically to the rule l a
foreign power. Ihe lory papers, it is
reported do not place the emphasis upon
the no-Popery outcry which is given to
it by tne premier, ui reiy principally on
tho successful foreign policy of the gov
ernment, including the Abyssinian war.
the danger to the Church ot r.ngiand, and
the necessity of economy in the public
expenditures M Gladstone in his ad
dress expresses his opposition to a gen
eral endowment of the churches in I reland,
treats the established church there as
mark of past oppression, and urges that
the case against it is aggravated by the
fact that it is the church of the rich, and
hns vet accomplished such meagre results.
He insists that the truo policy is tho pol
icy of justice and to apply the reenuo to
mi'.lie"niid social works andn.'t to religi
ous establishments. The Liberal ee-'mns
are emphatic in their praise of the frank
and positive tone of the address. Their
nwn otti-r.inces arc even more decided
lmn thns( ol their leader, and many cf
them lojk to the results which ho docs
not seem lo contemplate.
7,'n st of the shadows that cross our pall
through hie are caused by our standing in
our own light.
I'ri'iuliiin Cotton.
At Ihe Mnrfrcesboro Fair yesterday, th
Premium fur the beet bale ofcolion was
awarded to Thomas II. Hill and the certiti
cate to James B. Ward by the judge', con
si sting of N. B. Griffin, Ed. O. Parson',
John H. Gilbert and A. G. Hendeiscn.
These bales were afterwards sold at auction,
and purchae-d by N. R. Griffin, of the firm
of McCrea & Co of this city, who paid 25
ceuts for the premium bele, and 2G cenU
for the one that received the certificate.
Both bale3vrcre very fine.
John Qniuey Adams.
John Quincy Adams, Democratic candi
date or Governor of Massachusetts, by
special invitation addressed a meeting at
Columbia, Sonlh Carolina, on the 12th
inst. He was introduced to the audience
by Wade Hampton. The following ex
tracts are much of this able, temperate
and kindly speech as we can find spaces for :
Now you can see clearly enough, to-day
where your interests lie, If you invoke
the Constitution, it is not hard to find the
reason. You need most terribly just that
protecting medium interposed between you
and the governing majority. A Constitu
tion is meant for just that ; to mitigate and
distribute the blows of majorities. Some
day, I have no doubt, we phall see in Mas
sachusetts tho merits of its operations as
clearly as you do now. But I fear it will
not be until we are in a minority, and look
in vain for the shield we threw away to
ward some threatening blow.
But to you, my friends, this necessity is
pressing, is overbearing something you
must have, you think, or perish. Now
without going so far as. that, I believo; Sat
the very best thing for yon to try to k
back is the Constitution of the United
States. Now you are substantially prison
era of war, held by military force, and Ji:
able at any time, to further orders from tho
majority. . I do not intend to speak disre-
spectfullyof'your State government, and I
would especially urge the utmost obedi
ence to your tie Jaclo rulers, bnt I take it
that it woutd not be long, insisted upon
here if it was understood that the North
took no manner of interest in H. Yon
want the original principles of Union re
stored, the right of the States to manage
their own domestic afTaira without the in
terference of the general government, and
the manifold checks and balances, and dis
tributions of powers, which our ancestors
desired re-adjusted, and I agree with you,
that it is your only practicable escape from
your jail, which Radicalism North and
South has made of yonr good old State, so
far as you are concerned, and this brings
us to the key of our discussion how can
tliis be done?
Why how did it happen to need to be
done. I mean the last and proximate
cause cf your present unprotecteil con
dition. It was, I think, mainly because
the extreme, impatient and fanatical por
tion of the governing party were enabled
partly in consequence of Mr. Lincoln's
death, and partly by the .indiscretion of
the South to Overpower tho calmer and
more moelerate men in the party, and wield
its whole force against you.
Of course nothing could tend more
simply to justify the several measures of
tbe Republican party towards you, or se
cure for them more surely an indefinite
extension of political power, than to be
able to persuade the North, which in the
early days of peace, was inclined to place
a generous confidence Sn yonr professions
of a sincere, and absolute acquiescence in
the event of the war, and your purpose to
abide in good faith by the decision, that
you were mere dissemblers acd dishonor
able perjurers. That your purpose was to
redeem by hard swearing, what you had
lost by hard fighting, and you yourself in
many cases furnished the material for mak
ing evidence against yourselves. Part of
it was legitimate, and part was very infe
rior, but it all was eagerly caught up and
unsparingly ti?ed. If you had been a
dangerous and foreign foe, whose utter de
struction was necessary to our safety, greater
pains could hardly have been taken to in
tlueuce the people against you and to cloie
their hearts to your appeals. 1 donbt if
Cato took more trouble to show the Roman
people that Carthage must be destroyeel
and Punic faith must have been very had
indeed if it was represented to be worse
than your own. Every hasty word, every
natural regret, every expression of pride
in tho memories of the old campaigning
day3 every ebullition of heat was care
fully remembered and spread before the
North. If an irresponsible newspaper
editor or reporter published a -foolish and
inflammatory article, it was instantly
ounce.l upon and scattered all over the
North to show that the mass of Southern
leeling was as rebellious as ever. If you
made anv attempt to take part in politics.
you were bent on revolution. If you re
fused, you were sullenly plotting a new
insurrection. The peaceful presence of
elelegatea at the convention iu New York
was a plot, and the resolutions were dic
tated bv you and your only object was to
seduce ihe Democratic party into a new
As your committee wisely and truly say,
n the letter of invitation to me. "The
policy of the South is peace, it is her only
hope, you will Bee this with your eyes, tind
hear it with vour ears." And they arc
right, 1 havi seen it with my eyes, and
heard it with my ears, and 1 am persuaded
that all this people know that they are
right, and feel as they do upon this point.
i iear also tnai me aumi33ion oi all ino
negroes iu these States to suffrage, and the
te-ItHion of, euhstaniiallv, all the leading
men ol the South from a share in shaping
your Constitutions and laws, coming when
t did, and as it did, will seriously aggra
vate tbe difficulties which beset your way
back to a cheerful and peaceful re-estali-ment
of mutually satisfactory relations.
Taken by itself, 1 think you might render
tolerable. With universal amnesty, 1
think that many of its more alarming
features wouU .liaappear or be very much
ameliorated. The tendency of this portion
of the reconstruction policy, lo encourage a
clas of political demagogues, to stir up
slrife and ill-feeling between the whites
and blacks here, upon which to found their
own political fortunes, is undoubtedly one
of the gravest defects of the system, in ito
practical working". It embitters relations
which might be cordial anil must be friend
ly, if you are to live together in peace and
prosperity. And here again 1 must urge
you to be patient, and, difficult though it
lie, to call a little philosophy to your
I. Such a convulsion as von have ex
perienced must needs leave a multitude of
lesser ruptures in its tram, which requrre
time mote than anythingelse lo readjust.
With a return to constitutional govermont,
1 liiitil: that even universal suffrage, snp-
po-ing it wa3 lour.ii necessary lo lei it
stand as it is, a' a choice of evils, for I cer
tainly regard it as an evil at this time and
place, might be made compatible with good
order, good government and good feeling.
Considering the relations which formerly
existed between the two races, and the
greet advantage which the wealthy, educa
ted and intelligent land owner is always
lound to possess in agricultural communi
ties, I think you can hardly depreciate or
dread competition with adventurous stran
gers upon a fair field of rivalry. Your
legitimate and proper influence uirly ex
erted, must prove, in tbe long run, more
persuasive than that of strangers, or others
who are lacking in these advantages. At
least this has be-t-n the general experience
in other countries. But in order to secure
a fair opportunity even to try the experi
ment, it is essential that tbe dangerous ele
ment of hostility of race, cbonid bt kept
out of the calculation. If that poison be
onceiirmiy lastened upon your vitals, your
lKilitical future is desperate, or curable
only by all antidote which 1 cannot con
template with calmness.
Isext then lo peace, I think, you aie
b mod to cultivate friendly relations with
the negroes among you. lour true inter
ests a:c identical, and their identity mu-d
in time become as apparent as it ia demon
strable-, lou should tparn no churls and
no practical measures i.i your power to
show i his ciearly, both by word and deed.
lo the' freedmen. You iiave no right to
forego the execution- An honest and man
ful attempt now may save you incalculable
mischiet by and by.
I do not see, nor have I been able lo dis
cover dnring my play among you, that
you do as yet cherish any ill-will lo the
negro. I hav found bnt one eentiment of
kindness expressed towards him and
why should it be otherwise? He was
faithful to you in yonr years of struggle.
He never, when he might, rose up on your
defenseless home, when you WVre at the
front he did no: tree himself. It he is ig
Huiiiit it is no fault of his, and it should
be your care as it is certainly your inter
est, to instruct him. JI, lrom ignorance
and inexperience, lie is liable to be abused
and misled, it is your place to protect and
direct him. If he is poor and distressed
it is yenr tlnty to help him if yon are able,
And all this you know and feel as well as
I do. And on the other hand, I would say
to the colored men here at the South, that
I. entertain the kindest feelings to them
and feel a very deep solicitude for their
'permanent welfare and happiness. In all
sincerity I would tell them, that I fear that
their presenti'portaBce in politic! is
likely to be"used K? purposes whicli are
dangerous to their Uimatc well-being.
Bide, then. .jour Jtime, in either event;
poesess your souls in patience ; call lo your
aid that grandest of all human qualities
self-control andall will jet be well.
This nation has had too much violence and
headlong haste. You, in particular, have
had a terrible warning against heat and
passion. Keep cool and watch your "hance,
come whence it Jjill,, Abqye all th-.gs, do
nothing lo render it more difficult than it
is now for either party to return to a con
stitutional system. .Ityou- lavor haste and
passion in the Democratic party, or by im
patience strengthen the hands of the ex
treme men iff the" Republican party, yorf
equally retard tho comipg of your only
sure salvation, a re,-efiablihmeritupon safe
and lasting foundations ct the temple of
constitutional liberty which our forefathers
reared. " r,
Keep your eyes fixed steadily upon this
as a,pole-star to steer your political course
by. ' Stop your cars to the blandishments of
this temptation of immediate relief on the
one hand, or tliat"Be3uclion of gratified
pif.sion on the other. Summon all your
self-restraining manhood; and you shall sail
safe between the Scylla and Charybdis
which perplex your way. , .
My frienels, I have almost done, and I
will detain you but a few momenta longer,
to suggest some thoughts which,- as a citi
zen of Massachusetts and a native of New
England, have long occupied my mind,
and seem to me apprpriate to this
meeting on the soil on Bonth Carolina.
Separated as our Slalei hava been for many
years in sentiment, their substantial inter
ests are very similar. Their material
wants and products are correlative, and
their popular characteristics are counter
parts. I do not mean by counterpart that
they are alike, but that oneia the Eiipplement
of the other. The one cold, cautious and
thoughtful ; the other warm, impulsive and
impressionable. Combine these qualities,
and you doable their power, by regulating
and economizing their force. Nor need
we look far lo foresee their political affilia
tion in the future, if all goe3 well. The
policy of the seaboard States in reference
to the great questions of financial, indus
trial and'commercial interests which must
inevitably replace the incidents left by Ihe
war as soon as they are disposeel of, can
hardly fail to be nearly related. Tne next
great political divMon promises to be one
of native sheds, rather than of sections.
Tho "reat interior basin can and will, if
she likes, dietaje to the outer slopes of the
mountains; and they will need a good un
derstanding among themselves, and a pretty
cordial co-operation of measure!?, and a
good strong constitution, loo to retain and
uphold their present place in the general
I icv.
ITon- if Was Concocted, and How He-
Special Dispatch to the Cincinnati Kni'uirer.
New York. Oct. 15. 180S.-A coup
tretat of the first political magnitude, and
of the highest order of sensationalism, is
vaguely foreshadowed in the II orlil to-day,
in a double-leaded leader on the "Youth
ful Indomitable Iemocracv."
This editorial has cawed the intensest
excitement. Whatdoe- the II orw mean?
is in everybody's mouth. I am able to say
that the article was not published without
grave considerations. More than editorial
heads are believed to have concocted it.
What It indicates in fact, a day may-bring
forth, and you may be eure you will bo in
formed. Reduced to tangible form, the
implication of the article aro believed to
be these: Governor Seymour, if assured
anothet. name than his will be more po
tential, stands rradv to withdraw. Of
General Blair's mind on ihe same subject,
no data are apparent. It is believed that
the article is- intended to cill out what he
In the event of Seymojr's willincuesa to
withdraw being accepted, and of Blair also
proving, or being made willing toe, then
without an hour's delay, a quorum of the
National Committee is to be summoned,
and new candidates presented. It is pro
posed, in such case, to.have the committee
communicate with August Belmont here,
and through him vote by telegraph for
President and ice President. 1 he elec
tors: in each State would remain the same,
and no change, except of candidates, would
be necessary, it n (he wish ot the Ue
mocracy here, 1 am bound to add, and iheir
expectations that if anv new names are ma
up, they will be
lor President Salm.iii 1. Chase.
For Vice President John Quincy
Adams, of .Massac husetts, eir WinSeld
Scott Hancock, of Pennsylvania, orThomas
A. Hendricks, oi Indiana.
For the hrst place no one but Chase is
thought of. Fur tlici second Hancock is not
without friends, though Adams' stock is far
ahead since his Columbia speech. This
movement is :mi spasmodic.
A telegram simultaneously in the Jwi-
quirrr, the B'oWi, the Chicago Times, and
theSt. Louts tii.,a lew days ago, as toi
low.", bore upon it, "Tire Chief Justice em
phatically denies that anybody has been
authorized to declare his support for (Jrant
and Colfax. He ttishes the reverse to be
distinctly iimlrrstMod." This disclaimer
was put out in c.iver this ery movemen',
then not expected but thonht possible.
The programme ul to-day is ihe sequence
Anumliero! lcnlinglmocrat3arguethal
chance of fn. at in the lace of tbe enemy
is surrender in advance, and that there is
no good basis on which to expect anything
but certain defeat asthingn now stand ; that
if we arc beaten thpy prefer to he conquered
in a lair light tuih (he present leaders,
rather than l, uin by finesse, and by the
names ol hercdil.irv enemies ot democracy.
Undoubtedly, honever, the "young Demo
cracy,'' to whom the llWd speak", and for
whom it mount,! into the saddle, are lor the
change, and the State is abla?e with enthu
siasm for it.
The wildest rumurs aie abroad, such as
that Mr. Belmont will be out in an "Ency
clical" to-morrow, announcing tbe new dii
pensation, that .Mr. Seymour is in the
hands of his fiiend, and that Fiank Blair
will piove noobstadc.
Ills wisest to wait. ery possibly noth
ing will come ot it. nmo is too short;
the tactics loo novel and French. It is be
lieved any way it is said the World has
discounted victory on the present basis, and
put itself iu the poMtinr ,. i he ex po3t facto
wisdom expressed in ,-l told you sol"
is tin; imrroM ' thk iwt'irir
It will be remembered that the reevnt
earthquake in South America began on
tbe 13th of August, and on that day a
great ocean wnve broke on the shores of
Peru. On the 15th of August the same
wave reached Bower Californiann onetddc
of the Pacific Ocean, and Japan on the
other. On tho 1 1th, I'.th and Ibthof Au
gust, as the telegraph informs us, this
same .disturbance ol the ocean was ob
servcti at me .--anuwiMi i-iands, the sea
rising and falling, for tho.'e threo days,
tnree or lour ieei every ten minutes
Taking all these facts together, it would
seem that the point cf greatest intensity
in the commotion oi uie earth s crust
was eomewhero tic. Pacific Ocean
midway between South America and tho
bindwnicu lainnas, since the tidal wave
reached those islands sooner than it did
California, and lasted longer, and was ob
served at the latter place no sooner than
it was at Japan. That the convulsion was
as near the Sandwich Islands as it was in
South America, if not nearer, is confirmed
by the sinking of the shoro of Hawaii,
and the continuance of earthquakes in its
neighborhood. We are told that the
subsidence of Hawaii in some places was
from three to four, and in others from
fix to seven feet, while atllilo the ureat-
h est subsidence noticed was eight inches
In Hilo, Pura, Ivaufroi, oao to five
earthquakes occurred daily. U hen vc
pet full acconnts from all parts of the
world of this terrible earthquake, it will
probably be found to have been one of a
wider extent than any which has occurred
in modern times.
OCTOBER 18, 1868.
A Cheering Ont-Ioolc from a
National Stand-point.
What is Thought of the. Pros
pect at Washington.
Facts and. Figures.
. Special to the Louisville Journal.
WAsnmnTON, Oc. 1G. The Demo
cratic Committee is preparing for a prose
cution of the campaign with unwonted
vigor, and I find, by comparing notes with
prominent Democrats in this city, that the
prospect, so far from being gloomy, is
really very bright.
The feeling in regard to the election of
Seymour, is as deep as ever. Far from be
ing discouraged, the- Democrats every
where are resolved to move on in their
fixed purpose, and to accomplish the elec
tion of their cindidates. There has been
a disappointment about Pennsylvania, but
the belief is general that the Democracy of
that State intend to contest every inch of
ground, and that it ia not at all desperate, for
the 15,000 rejected Democratic voters will
vote in November. It is within the recol
lection of many that Pennsylvania once
gave a majority of 20,000 at an October
election and in November the unsuccessful
party carried the day. With Pennsylva
nia our success was beyond a doubt. But
we had votes to spare, and with even her
twenty-six votes against us we see bright
prospects for Seymour. In winning
Ohio the "Dutch have only captured Hol
land" again. It has been a fixed star of
Radicalism since the birth of that party,
and it was only the brilliant canvass of
last year which encouraged the hope of
better things. In looking over the field
we now admit the following Stales.? -j the
Radicals :
Maine ..............
Rhode Island.-.
Vermont ..........
.... 4
Oa the other hand we consider a? Demo
cratic .
New Jersey
North Carolina..
Virginia -.
.. C
- 9
California ...
Indiana .
Nevadru ,
New York
Total .137
Of the remaining States which we clas.s
&3 doubtful, we consider that the Demo
crats have far the best chance of carrying :
Arkansas-,..-.-- 4 Louisiana.. fi
Missouri - 11 Koath Carolina .. S
Total 29
This wonld make a total of 160 votes
even if we should lose .Kansas, Minnesota,
New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and 'Wis
consin, all of which will be hotly contested,
and in none of which can the Radicals be
deemed secure in the small majorities by
which those States have been carried. To
elect Urant the Radicals must carry every
one of the last named Stales, and must se
cure eight electoral votes from the column
which we have counted as reasonably safe
for Seymour. With high hopc3 "for the
ides of November, our friends are called
upon to place their shoulders to the wheel
and manfully to push on regardless oi every
obstacle and heedless of the pretended con
fidence of their opponents, which will soon
be proved mere idle boastings.
I.i'illHintlvn Intelligence A Specimen
Tne following letter from the Repre
sentativo lrom Haywood county, to one
of his constituents, is published in the
Brownsville Bee. It is a fair specimen
of the average intelligence of our law
makers Statu of Tkkxesske,
House of Repkesestatives,
Nasuvim.e, Sept. Ihe 5th, ISfW
Mr Morton sir
1 am well we appear to get along
slow i think wo will adjourn about nions
day week there is a jargon between the
house and senate about the military bill
but i think we will get strait in a few
days and pass a bill giving the governor
lull power to Keep the peace ol tne state
have inst read the senate bin on kukius
it is heavy any one who goes about the
country in mask is subject to a fine of
live hundred dollars and not to hold
office in ten years and no judge or at
turney is to draw there pay until they
make oath that they have used all means
in there power to have the above naimed
law complyed with the carpet sack or
l'rosser party have every thing there own
way here i think Prosscr will be elected
by a decyded majority over all opposition
respectluliy yours J A .Moor
trivo our Respects to all oilr friends i
wish the l.egislatitro to pass the military
hill and appeal to andy to furnish us
Federal Troops as directed by the Fed
eral constitution if andv fails to send 113
troops and the peace of the stat is in.
dangered then the governor will be fully
justifyed in ealling for state Troops and
our Friends in the northern states win
indorse our action
yours respectfully J A Moore
The Tallied ot Cuange In Hie ISeino-
crntlo Ticket Tlie SIniter impracti
cable Cunse unit llnncocir ; ltclu.e
I tic ITseoriueir Xnines.
special to the Louisville Journal.
Washington-, Oct 1J. Tt is gravely
rumored and believed in political circles
that President Johnson and Chief Jus
tice Chase arc both intriguing; to secure
tho withdrawal of tho Democratic ticket,
and the substitution of the one or the
other of themselves. The National In
tclligencer s article is belived to have
been inspired at the White House, where
an unusual number of politicians are
congregating. Last night Mr. Chase
gave a supper to his friends, and it is be
lieved tho scheme was discussed Mr.
Chase thinks tho Democrats will now be
willing to unito on him, and that he can
carry enough Republicans in Ohio, In
diana and Illinois to secure thoso States.
Mr. Johnson thinks he can control the
action of most of tho Southern States,
and get all the Northern States which
aro likely to go Democratic. These
plans are given out as mere gossip, and
receive little or no attention from the
Democratic leaders. The Radicals how
ever aro making use of them, and it is
not improbable that they will" deceive
some of the more ignorant Democratic
Special to.tlia Louisville Courier
Washington-, Oct. 1C The dispatch
from New York, signed by Belmont,
Schell and Tilden, refusing to participate
in any movement contemplating a change
in the Democratic candidates, has thrown
a damper over those here who favored it
They are mainly Mr. Johnson's friends,
who seem to think lie -would prove ac
ceptable to the people Tho friends of
Chase and Hancock emphatically deny
cither wonldconsont to allow tho use of
their name No formal committee has
waited on tliem. Sa far as expression
has been cb'oited in this quarter, it is
generally against the movement An
intimate friend of Chaso said to-day if
the proposition had. been made six weeks
ago it might have lieen entertained, but
tbe time was too short now for it to be
successful There is no doubt he re
flected tho viuwsof tho Chief Justice.
"What's a good cure for the gout''"
asked Nobbsi. "Buttermilk," answered
Dobbs. "How simple! I'll try it. How
is it to bo ta'sen ?" exclaimed Nobbs. "Five
gallons a day for a year," replied Dobus.
A Boston conrt has at last decided um
brella property. We shall immediately
bring suit agaio3t twelve individuals
Alleged Plot lo Assassinate
President Johnson.
Correspondence of the Baltimore Sao. -
Wasiusoton, Oct. 13. The -Erpraslhis
evening gives currency to the report of the
discovery of an alleged cot spi racy to as
sassinate President Johnson. The-facta as
alleged are certainly startling and are well
calculated to inspire alarm if they have
the least foundation in truth. Whether true
or false, names and dates arc given with a
freedom which would hardly be indulged
in if the report was a roarback, manufac
tured out of whole cloth. It seems, so the
story goes, that pending the impeachment
trial a number of negroes, led by a few
white men, banded together in'the first
ward of this city and took the most solemn
oaths to assassinate the President, if he
should be convicted by the high court of
impeachment, and should attempt to resist
the execution of .its judgment. When
impeachment failed, the object for which
they had banded together failed with some,
who abandoned the organizatiou, while
others, more bold and reckless, continued
to meet and talk over the matter until they
renewed their oaths to kill tho President
any how. By some means or other a man
named Frank Evans, who resides on K
street, near Twenty-second, and who has
been for some time employed in the ma
chinery department of the Note -printing
Bureau of the Treasury, became cognixant
of what was going on.
Evans made tbe facta koowu, and sus
picion was at once directed towards certain
localities in the upper part of the .city,
where it was ascertained the negroes were
in the habit of secretly meeting and dril'
ing. Last night Brigadier General Morris
Miller, of the Quartermaster General's De
partment, United States army, called at
the Note-printing Bureau, where Evans
was engaged, and in company with the
latter proceeded to the places where tbe
negroes were wont to assemble, and .it is
said Gen. Miller was thoroughly convinced
of the existence of the plot, and the name
of one individual is given who is alleged
to be the head and front of the plot. Mea
sures were immediately inaugurated to ef
fect the arrest of all the parties engaged in
the scheme, and it was deemed important
that the discovery should be kept as secret
as possible. It leaked out, however, the
newspaper men got hold of it, and whether
true or false, the country ha? another ex
citing feast acd another nine days' wonder.
Correspondence of the New York UeraVl.
Wasiiixotox, Oct. 13, 1SCS. Consider
able excitement exists here to-day, among
those who have obtained possession of the
newp, over the supposed development of a
plot said to be for some time in prepara
tion in this city to procure the anamina
tion of President Jchnson. Yesterday
evening a friend of the President's went to
the currency printing division of the Trea
eury Department and asked for a man
named Frank D. Evans, a night fireman to
the engines of the printing division, stating
that he was wanted at the White House.
Mr. McCartee, the Superintendent of the
printing division being absent, Mr. Lamar,
the Chief Engineer, gave permission for
Evans to leave hi3 work. Mr. Evans was
taken to the house of Colonel William C
Moore, the President's Private Secretary,
where he was examined as to what he
knew of the assassination plot. His story
looks remarkably like a false alarm, and
can be briefly repeated : Last spring Evans
and his wife were boarding at the house of
his brother-in-law, named Himebur, in
Twenty-first street, first ward, of this city.
Himebur was formerly a Rebel officer,
but is now an intene Radical, and
holds an office under our city authorities.
Oce night during the impeachment excite
ment Himebur, in the presence of Mr. and
Mrs. Eveans and his own wife. Blood up in
his own parlor and displayed with great
flourishing an American flag. This flag,
be said, had been given him by General
Butler as one of a company of conspirators
organized for the assassination of President'
Johnson. Evans said be felt alarmed at
the disclosure, and did not know how to act
whether to tell the President or not.
Finally he resolved lo leave Himebtirs
hoineand went to housekeeping for him
self. But the fear of fatal results from the
conspriacy still haunted him, and be told
several friends the story of Butler and his
tlag. Evans says that his wife as well as
hiidself was prepared to .swear to its truth.
Uimebur,.it appears, was Captain of a negro
company, composed of fifty men, whom he
drilled every night, and these ncgroe3
were supposed to be in the plot. Col.
Moore told thu President souu-lhipg
about the conspiracy last Sunday, while
out driving with his Excellency,
but the latter paid no attention
whatever to the matter. Mr. Johnson
treats the matter with inditfi-'rence. He
has not seen either Himebur, Evans or his
wife at all. and therefore the story, which
has been most indiistrion-dy circulated,
that lie sent for Evans to pump him or
ordered him to be sent to Hancock's head
quarters, is entirely erroneous. The whole
Biory 13 cviucnuy a piece ui i-iuavas.iuiv
on the put of Himebur, magnified and
perhaps embellished by ihe fears and imagi
nation of Evans. By some friends of the
President it is regarded in a more serioui
light. They believe that a conspiracy
really did exist abcul the lime of the im
peachment, bnt that it ftilfd to ripen in
lime, and that now all danger is past, and
that nothing is lo be gained by seriolH in
vestigation. Others say that Evans and
Himebur have lieen unfriendly, and that
the story was invented by Efans to injure
the other. Your correspondent had a talk
with the President this afternoon on the
subject, and found him lint in the least di
Fioin Packard's Slimtblr
At a recent meeting in this city, at
which no ladies were present, a man,
in respodinj; to the toast on "reoman,"
dwelt almost solely on the frailty of the
sex, claiming that" the best among them
were littb better than the worst, tho
chief difference being in the surround
ings. At the conclujion of the speech a
gentleman present rose to his leer, and
said :
"I trust tbe ccntloman, in the an-.
plicaticn of his remark, refers to his
own mother and sisfers, and not t
The effect of this mostust and timely
rebuke was overwhelming the maligner
of woman was covered with confusion and
This incident serves an excellent
numnse in prefacim: a few words which
we have for a long time had it in our mind
to say.
Or all the evils prevalent among young
men. we know of none moro blighting in
its moral effects than thu tendency to
speak slightinzly of the virtue of women.
Nor is there anything in which young
men are so thorougly mistaken as the low
estimate they lorm ol the integrity oi
women net of their own mothers and
sisters, thank God, but of others, who,
they forget, are somebody clso's mothers
and sisters.
As a rule, no person who surrenders to
this dobaninc habit is Bafe tube trusted
with any enterprise reijiilrinir integrity of
Plain words ohonld lie spokm on this
point for the evil is a I'oneral one, and
deep rooted. If young men are sometimes
thrown into the society of thoughtless or
lowd women thev have no moro right to
measure all other women by what they see
nf these than they would have to estimate
the character of honest and respectable
citizens by tho developments ot crime in
our police courts
Let -young men remember that their
chief Irnppineas oi nieuepenus upon meir
. - et f . .i
utter Uith in women, no wonuiy wis
dom, no misanthropic philo ophy, no ger.'
cralization, can cover or weaicen mis mn-
damental truth. It stands like thP record
of God himself for it is nothing less than
this and should put an everlasting seal
up6n lips that are wont to speak, slight
ingly ol women.
Jodoi: IjAKP. of Omaha, recently de
lirpd an opinion that registers have no
rieht to refne registration to ex-Ceafede-
rate BOienem or uuiceir, m oimc law ex
cluding them from suffrage, being .unwar
ranted by tbe constitution.
no SpcnUfi to tho
lonts, and Gives
Democrats ot St.
IIIh Views of the
St. Lot-is, Oct 1C. General Blair was
serenaded tonight at his residence
on Washington avenue. Several Demo
cratio clubs with banners, torches and
music were present, and a largo crowd of
citizens generally filled the street Af
ter referring to local matters at some
length, the General spoke as follows :
1 am the candidate of the Democratic
party for a distinguished position, and I
expect to be a candidate so long as they
desire it and so long as I can avail to help
the great causo which we all have at
But, my fellow-citizens, it will be no
sacrifice to me, or, rather, it will be a
wort of pleasure to me, to surrender that
position whenever, by so doing, I can add
one vote to the strength of tho Democra
cy in this State, or any other of the States.
1 am not a candidate for tho purpose of
embarrassing or frustrating and defeating
tho principles which have my cordial
support, acd when I cease to be of use
in one capacity I am ready to try it in
another, and I call upon you here to
night, for tlits great causa which we all
havo espoused, not to hesitate to make
any sacrifice demanded to gain for us tho
victory. So am I ready to make any sac
rifice; so am'lTeady to go on and do any
thing? to take upon my shoulders any
burden, pr to lay down anything, that
may have "been conferred upon me here,
This brings me to allude to that ru
mor in our midst to'day; (Voice
" That's what we wan't ') It has been
said here that both of the candidates for
the Presidency and Vico Presidency
have signified their intention to decline
in favor of some other candidates. All
I have to say is, that both of tho candi
dates have always, from the moment
they were nominated to this moment,
and will always be ready to lay down
their candidacy when it can no longer be
of service to the Democratic party of
the country. (Cheers.)
If it should be thought now, if it
should be believed, that by so. doing we
could add to the strength of the Demo
cratic party and give it a better chance
for victory, you will find you arc not
mistaken cither in yonr candidate for
Presidency or the Vice Presidency, for
they will justify in yonr cyos the great
honor and distinction 'which yod have
conferred upon them, by showing that
they arc not unworthy and not insensible
of the honor. (A voice " we wan't no
Chase," other voices, " no; no.") That
is for you to say. (Voices " well done,
and erica of ' hurrah for Blair.' )
I do not desire, my fellow-citizens, an
expression from you to-night upon that
subject I want von to view it calmly
and dispassionately, without regard to
the feelings of any man, because tho
feelings of individuals arc nothing in
the scale as compared with tho great ob
jects we all have in view that of suc
cess, and tho restoration of our country.
I do not intend to abandon the field, in
one sense, at least I mean to beat my
share of the battle whether in tho
ranks or as an officer, will depend upon
the wishes of tbe Democratic party.
General Blair then thanked the crowd
for their attention and bade them good
night in the opening part of his speech
the General announced that he was
neither dismayed, terrified, nor discpur
aged at th result of the recent elections,
which wa received with cheers.
Fallti Proven by WorkM- 1'nrty Tliou
snntl StollnrH for 111" Cnuvr of ttii
Fronf Ihe NorrYork WerM.Oet.lt.
The following correspondence is im
portant, as it practically illustrates the
riewa of thiuking and enterprising mer
chants, and those who have not altogether
lost their Jove ol country or Constitution
ai handed down oy our loreiatnerj, or
who have a respect for maintaining its
honor and character :
."94, Broadway, New ioRK.Oct. 14.
To George W ashington Iiangley, hsij ,
firm of Langley, Sauterlee, Blackwell A
Co., P7J Broadway.Ncw York Doar Sir
hen tioratio Seymour was, ny accla
mation, nominated tor l resident ot the
United States by tho Democratic party, it
was conceded by all parties that he was
. . i i i r i . i
good statesman anu souuii.ueienucr oi
ir Constitution, but since his nomination
I have noticed many slanderous remarks
n rear J to his conduct during the war
Happily, Hon. A. G. Curtin, ex-Governor
of Pennsylvania, has expressed himself
in a most friendly manner, remarking
that the lea-st said against Seymour s con-
duet during the rebellion the best fbr tho
IcpubliciP party, as be would acijuiJ;
him of such abuse
Now as to F. 1 . Blair, I have observed
n several llepnbliead papers statement
that ho hud no claims whatever upon the
tepublican party, awl to this 1 would say
why not? a.s it because he Toiiglit in
tlie army and for the restoration of this
Union '' He was nominated at Tammany
Hall with shouts of applause, just alter
iMolaimmg that we must have a t resi
dent untrammelled by an unconstitution
al, oppressive and arbitrary Congress.
Since the close 01 the rsn.'iuon i nave
carefully noticed the expression of Smthi
ern journals, politicians and merchants,
nnd find that all are desirom of living in
brirmnnv. and expect that thr election "ol
Seymonr nnd Blair will be the menns.of
encouragement and tho extension of the
right band of fcllowohip, thereby evi
denoing a complete vindication of tbe
object of the war and of the Constitu
tion, nnd restoring, mo ngnis m uu im
poverished and oppressed portion of our
- .. ii
I'elore concluding, i wniauures.s my
self to the young and enterprising mer
chants and laboring classes. In the
vnrinus citv papers of recent date, 1
noticed a correspondence between Judg
E. i" ierrepont and A T. Stewart, the
siihsLince of which was that they twin
desired the election of U. S Grant for
President. Judce Fieri epont tendering a
check for $20,000 for furthering hia elec
tion Now. to the sensible reader anu 10
the young merchants, is not this in iUclf
. ' . . c . i - :. . . .
perle.'tly explanatory oi meir mwrnu
nnd is " it not opposed to their develop
ment Do they expect to be benefitted ?
The contest presents a welUdefined issue
14 it not lor onrtriv uicil-imwii uiu.i.v.
between tlie bondholders anu me eiuer
nrisinc and laborinc classes, and re
cnlroj ituplf into an ooDros ion. Green-
lnnts for one and cold for the other.
n h; nni-r.isnnnilence 1 would not wisn
to-assert any tiling against the payment)
of the debt, but the intorest is exorui
tnfit i-.annot be paid, excepting in ma
same currency as purchased, and when
this is once done capital seeics oiner in
vestments of a more lucrative character,
thereby producing a reveotie, ami gnul
.i..lttr -intirniiriliiiiL' a sfold basis. Ill coll
rlnsion. permit me to tender my cneet
....... ,-r 0
for $40,000, to be used in such manner
as you may think most advisable for the
furtherance oi my view.
TVnn in .our friends and kind to the
weak.is the Damoratic doctrine adroeat
elbv Truly ynur?,
H. T Hci mbolu
T HelMtohl, Eii, liroadiciy
our letter of 14th inst. received, con
toinini: cherk for $10,000 This amount
1 shall use in the mo3t appropriate man-
..or I tiPTused the contents ot your lei
will. iIir utmost irratification. The
n.wtinn is nrescnted to the people whetb
er they will aid in electing an adminis-.
tralton penion irauipuugiiicv.s.ut.uiM..i
into the dust and elevating upon its
ruin a power controlled by bnndhol.ling
aristocracy, whose motto is gold for Hu
nch and n for the poor, with prostra
tion in every branch of industry, and the
business of the whole country, oy from
whose intelligent administration we can
have one L'niuu, one country, one destiny.
Sincerely vouri.
Gboboe WAgniN-GTON- LaN'CLEY.
The Fnll Fashions What In VFcrn au-Z '.
How It Is Worn.
The universal adoption of short ctstnnj
for the street is rapidly doing away w..
extra orer garment. A lady no long
finds it necessary to provide herself each
season with a separate wrapping-, since he
sails are complete id themselves, each will
its own wrapping, made with heavy cr
light material, as the weather req-ur?
The cloak stores find their occupation gene
and have become costume stores, devote
their best workmen to making suits. Ia
stead of the variety of silk and fai! .
wrappings usually imported at this season
only a few new patterns are brought or.
These are scarf-shaped with baschlik hoc L.
Watteau coaanaes with a broad pleat in tt;
back, or the long polonaise with cap.
The trimming ia pleatinga of the ma'.eru!
in frill, or the liat marquise ruche sewe 1
at top and bottom. Cashmere is ta:re
stylish than silk. It is made in bcblik
mantles and in large circulars with cap:J
trimmed with Iaca or fringe. Bra-lr--embroidery,
and a little jet ay I c . sc 1
on cashmere.
Some very dresiy plush jackets a.. t; '
in the bright Alexandria blue, garnet ar
French gray. They are short and 1 luatir
fitting the figure closely, are i -,.! j
wadded, and trimmed with satin i:r-" cr -
silk cord. A hood cut ia two pom's f. -i.
which, long tassels are pendent is a s'viii'i
addition. White buttons of velvet r.
pearl. The cost varies from t 54 '
Cloth cloaks are gored pelisses or t.-'.-fitting
basquines with capes or a hood, nr..'
are to be used aa the upper garment c
suits. As the prices arc high, often reac'a
ing $200 for what appears to be a very
simple garment, but few persona will cars
to buy more than one daring the eeacr.
It is therefore best to be content with a
black cloak that may worn with petticoats
of every color. The giy, warm boklr.,;
garnet cloth, a novelty this winter, k:
rich Humboldt purple, the dead In
browD, and Ihe soft, violet gray, are very
alluring in their beaaty, but will ne.th::
combine nor contrast well with ot!::
colore, and are too eonspicoou? to bo w.
all winter.
Scircely a cloak is shown withoirt fr!.-.-.-'
on rome part of it. A new fringe has s!:r
der, pear-shaped pendants. Ihe widece
ted heading is suitable for velvet, and i ir
favor with old ladies. Bullion ror.l ar '
tassel fringe are more drew. Fiau.e ar:
satin are pleated in a variety of d (T.-ren'
ways for frills and ruches, and as a h - Ini:
for fringe. Six or eight binds of f.it::i tri
color of the cloth, cross-cut, ha'f an ir.tl
wide, are stitched on both edges. W..L
band have several rows of stitching il. r
with accuracy, in straight lines. Utt -.r
braid of different widths is newer thr
folds. Buttons, both small and U;,:f, ar."
used in profusion. The wide rerge cr tad.
tary braid is servicaWe oa plain gitint-c
Velvet bands cut his from the piece a-j
piped with faille or Mtin. IV e
unusual length and grelotsof piwaie .:rr.
adorn the hood and cipes.
Heavy plaid fliBncIs, a yaril an ! a l.a!.
wide at ?2 a yard, ate made up int o ex.'i-a
carriage cloaks. These are BcryL-caMe f r
traveling, anel are worn over suit i :.
mornings on tree promenade. TI.e r ya'.
Stuart plaid, the M'Gregor, M'larcj
Rob Roy, and plaids of every clan -.rn i
favor. Ladies of quiet tastes chooc lar"?
blocks of black ami wfiitc, or the irrc -.'a-blue
and green pliiel. (Jay yonnr n
wear the bright colors in whieh His'ii'an !
ers delight. Tbeahapeia a gored en. "
lar, pointed behind ami at the side, will,
arm-holes concealed by a large ca;e.i:
pointed fold forming a hood.
For eeveral seasons large icv - :.-s c
plaid goods have been thrown nj-cn tL.
market here, and merchants anxi;::s t
sell have declared plaids would prevai!
but they were never seen except n t! ;
Bhop windows or on echool-girls, and it I c
came a problem to know what wai d.-c-with
the plaids. Again it m affirmed w?
are to be arrayed like Scotchmen , and r i
enr Paiiaian sisters have conceived a fa-.v
for northern fhierai, it is probable wsr
will have at lea.it a short reign of th j ga "
attire 'for demi-toiletje. It can n v.r L.
full dress. The modifies jmt nLr-.-I
from Paris report a among Iheir irnpri;:
tions Highland costumes Lr r; tc:
promenade and traveling, niiu-'i net!.
scribe below. Thev are al-o Ual. !: 1
poplins, silk, ami velvet, as trr..in.r-
Init verr carefully," sav the mod.-;ei
" not bread bands of plaid, bi.' r . r ..
cords, pipimr. and bindiBg.
e kw a r renck unit that hael a -tr. .
royal Stuart plaid,narrow,onIy four w..!." j,
bordered with a pleatinc half a vir 1 t'rrr
cut in saw teeth at the bottom ei?:r . A e r
sage of plaid is tight-tilting in ihe I i.l
with four deep plaits im each side ti tr
front from belt lo nhonMer, lappir.-f w;r-!
the r'elil. This much of ihe ?uil i-y Is
usrd breakfast dres. A long p - a-j
of black etttofiian reps, niuare i
round at ihe back, trimmed with b. 1:2)
piitesl with plnid.aHil variega'i i - .
completes it fr the street. B . ' -. ...
paseemeuterie, in which plaid i .'! .'
loop the ikiri. ab riiww ta p .
lined with pliiJ.
collars and h.cdkbroh i
Collars cf FreneA cambric in t.j.
figures of color are being generally aJ jptc.l
for morning toilette awl iraviiug
and cherry idripei are in favor, but r r
to be carefully worn.espmally oiith.'.r.i,
where they look leH with the black c:
lurue. Deep oiffi are made of cam jr.--1
the same pattern as the collar, nn 1 n i
otripex a belt is sometime added, fr: .-r
withajet buckle. This I union j:j t
be in imitation of the gentlemen w . t
iu public the stripefd linen shirti lint -one-
considered en deshabille.
The neck-tie has become an iiup:r:i. -
feature of feminine drew. It is no: rci , .
a neck lie, but a Imw that lakes ih- p!a. -of
the breast-pin. Broad-rilibori l, !.aJr '
stripped, or Ptlf-okiretl, are tied iol. l.x :
bows and kno4i, with a antdied cirr
nesi that is the perflation of art. fL r i
Sultan led, matchiDK tins cul r u U
feather. e fttliieHiaWe oh hit, is m v.! :
. i is 1 : ll .1 ..
fll liseil i nan-yam h an iu ii, i
quired fur a knot with friged vuu-
Velvel itog-etHiar nct-ktaews win i - k -
attached, or SaWed with Mi tf -
slide, ate beeeMniuly wornabov i. ,
collars. If ih rack h ItHg, ihe t -1
ba ai inch wide. On fhiort mv
rower vrlvrt i tied Iwhiud with I
and end.
Handkerchiefi far tbe stre t .
(vimbrH- with two-iscli Um, with I vi
etnbroidrry ec s OrreiaH ilV-igii
The half Polish IrxH of tit um j
give pl.ee iu cold weather to th I . .
ish, fitting high up on Ihe cilf f tf..
Trii .ire inedium rooud. ihe sha'iL u
narrow, and ihe heel his(li, slen.b r a- 1
curved. The fnlikmame bnlt.iiie-ii !
walking has the upper of gluv kiJ, cr
piefeired, the glail kid, the Ijc;
tebhld rnorooiio. Very dreay bo-!: a
rlitched Willi white, awl bmtr.!..l
imitatioo pearl bmtuoa. Mid-1' - ci t
oli.l. ilinru are much lowrr on the a.'.
than those worn here, with herd
broad mihUry snap-. ltiee.are :..
bls for walking, hot are not o ..iv 1
the French ebaiw now in fjvor.w.:". I
XV. heels. The fashionable '!-,
mining tbe shape of the feel by pr .:
bunions and cow. A abort shoe i !
.nt in ili-St'iire tlie-tlmtie than a t ;-r
one. High heels throw the weij'bt .
body forward, and if the foot can I
room in front l6e joint at the? Bida a:
t .. -1.
larrll ir liir urn uiwtc I'lvmiiii .
bcet.lolmvf Uiott made lo order, -is s! -any
two prin hav feet alike. I ...
1xmjI-i mailt- to order vi Ir.ml iu t j 5i J j
jvjir it-ivr.liug lo the , malarial ar l . -lien.
'la-nek aud sulia b9TlH Jr..r '
...i- iI.h inn of ili Ikmi. but uri- r. - i.l
i. i. l.. ,,.m;lti. - i - . -
o ihe instep. A nrw' rosllw t L .,
b.Hlud with silk, ex lend high Uj. t . i
in-lep, and lraBfornM tlw plamtit i: . r
lido iUf alylieh PomadtW4r shap,-
'lilt' rtatfl why llrvenlr Join. - an
seleclid as Auila'lor In I.np!i;:d
tbe full ixjolidenre Mi in his havtii
eye to tbe interests of the country
Jaj-rKR Bi.ackbikx, Radical M l
from LeHiisUuj, ami editor of a j n -that
Slate, writes that "as thing Cj -. '
Louisiana is Mire for the Democra
Tbe invalids of Cogres Half, ' i:i z
liot summer consumed iliirty-iune tl a. '
i.t,trl-.vi thirl V tllOM-ttbd it Zft C" . . 1 -
nine thiHind pound of beef, forty t'. -sand
pcnwli ef lamb an J unit . '
ibotwaud pounds ef veal, Grteea t:: a.ci
'uikevs awl if other folti.dth

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