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and Rumors About tUe
John Quiney Adams on ISc Sit
uation. More Rumors About the Demo
cratic Ticket.
George Francis Train Still in
Clayton, of Arkansas, Get-
Spanish Affairs.
Arreslof a Congressman in Ohio.
The Episcopalian Convention.
The Secret or the Arkansas
Military Affairs in KorJJi Caro
-fL!liCA i ... i .. ' -
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President Joliiison's VletiH II l for
Nryinonr nml Illnlr Important Iu
lor view with Gov. Sejivioiir Hie
Excitement jy Jicw York.
Washington, Oct. IS. There is the
best authority for saying that President
Johnson has neither approved the propo
sition to withdraw Seymour's name, nor
intimated his wish to lie nominated, or
willingness to accept such a nomination,
hut oQjtlie contrary, he has looked upon
the proposition for a change of candi
dates as injurious and ill-timed.
Utica, Oct IS. A conference took
placo yesterday between Gov. Seymour
and certain members of the National
Democratic Executive Committee in re
lation to some important measure to bo
adopted in the present canvass. During
the conference Gov. Seymour alluded to
tlio suggestions in some quarters as to a
change in tho Presidential ticket He
said any change which shonld bo made
should include his withdrawal ; that he
was nominated against his wishes, and it
would be a relief to hira if any other
man were substituted for him. The
eoramittco replied that no change had
been contemplated by any of them, and
fi.nf ;n Hioir imhnnent nothing could bo
;n;,inniitn thn Democratic cause as a
change of candidates, and they refused
to ontertnin anv such question.
New YoRk.Oct K The excitement
among the Democrats contiuues, though
it is less livclv than yesterday. Seymour
and lllair telegraphed to the Executive
Committee that they will act for tho best
interests of tho party; but, from present
indicators, they will have no occasion to
resign.' Democrats are betting five to
.mjo thoro will bo no change of candi
dates ot platlonn. Several Demacrats,
nmongtKem Sweeney, Tweed and Har
vey C. Murphy, succest a republication
of1" tho Droudliead letter, and a denial or
revolutionary intentions on the part of
General lllair. There is said to be a
movement 011 fot for compromising mat-,
tors between the two parties in this State,
,and securing the votos of conservative
Republicans fur Hoffman.
The ArUmnns Suif'Ihr Secret Out.
Wapuinoton, Oct. 19. It has been
made known to the War Department that
the arms recently captured on the Miss
issippi tiver, were privately purchased by
I he Governor of Arkansis. and Senator
McDonald. They expected the legislature
would appropriate necessary money to buy
the armsfrom them. The Governor tele
graphed the Secretary of War that he is
natisficd that armed resistance to the laws
is contemplated. The affair occasions
much comment among prominent officials,
.. 1... ... ll mnnnt IllllWptXnil wllV lie
IUI mt; ........ - -
-hf.nliJ entertain such fears as he bimselt
Hairs that that the armi were thrown over
board by the captors.
A dispatch was received this A. M. at
the Treasury Department, announcing the
itrrert at I'tchniond yesterday, by special
f TrpMiirv of EJ. Olinstead.
defaulting pay cleikof the Poetoffice De
partment He will le brought to tins city
Wlm J.ihn tiiincjr Adnmi Say of the
soutli nml the rulllirnl .Situation
P.TEKsrit, Va., Oct. 1". In a con
versation with John Quiney Adams, who
was on hi way home, he said the Southern
people were as loyal as any people in the
Norlh. The two races he found friendly
.Unuu,l inward each other, and the ne
groes were peaceable in all cases except
where they were incited or influenced by
carpct-baggerx. Nothing was calculated to
do cu-iter harm than the disfranchisement
of the whites, which was more extensive,
lhan he had any idea of, and if the people
of the North i-niild seethe condition of the
Sooth an he has, leconetruction would soon
Ko to the wall. The negro now ruled the
South despotically, but that could not last,
for when people were properly appealedio
on that question, the North would rer
""St. mbmitlhat teu of our best States should be
govermd by an ignorant and serai-barba-i
otis race. On the subject of the Presidency,
be said it was now too late to change the
candidate. The elertion ol Gen. Grant
was inevitable and nuch a movement would
damage the interests of Democracy.
lie never believed that Mr. Chape could
have carried the day against Grant, and
certainly not now ; nor was he thought an
available nun in the field even if time
were afforded. He condemned the plat
lonn of the Democracy more than the can-
ilidau-, mui liinngm me oiny iuo upu
which they should have gone before the
people wax tiTonstturtion. He considered
it very unfavorable that such men as Wade
Hampton, Forrrct, and men like them,
ever participated in the campaign. From
the administration be had the beat hopes
that peace would be restored, and theques-
UOn OI lleJjrU UUUlllimiVM .mi, winn.vu.
ruin of the South be speedily dirposed of.
Ere long we would be living under the Con
stitution as it was. As regards his own
chances for the Governorship of Massa
chusetts, he said his nomination was more
if a compliment to him than anything
el'e. He had no idea of being elected.
IIuuorM to Bcverdy Johnson TVhini
of George Francis Train.
Liverpool, Oct 19. The Chamber of
Commerce of this city, has appointed the
22d inst as a day for presenting their ad
dress to Hon. Reverdy Johnson.
The Mayor has also invited 'Mr. Johnson
to a dinner at the Town Hall, given to his
honor, on the 2Cth inst.
Dublin, 'Oct 19. Train has published
an addrees to the American people, urging
Irishmen to vote for Grant, and adducing
proof to show that the Democratic party is
friendly to England. Ho denounces Tam
many Hall, and declares that the voters of
the fourth Congressional district of New
York must take him as an independent
candidate or not at an.
The Democratic Ticket More of the
World's) Opinions.
TCW Vnn-n- CM. 19. The World savs a
party cannot snbsist upon vaporing and
miti heiieve. unies3 we can cnanre tue
aspect of the canvass, we Bhall have a
repetition in November of the result like
that which has overtaken us in the pre
liminary contest. If any body tells the
people that things Jook well as they eland,
that nothinc which could now be done
would better them, he is in the first case dis-
L......intUauvtnit .niatnV-pn finp.
Seymourn now aid us much, but Gen.
Xiia.iT can am ua iw niu c, ui. .n im.. .. .. .
way, byadiivairic action, superior 10 an
- T. .i.ul tli.t lemlini. Southern D-mO-
X. 13 D.U.VU Vl". -
1 I,..,.-. n rI(TrMa JW1 IT P it ( II t
Beymour and Blair to resign in favor of
Chase and f ranKiin.
f'rrM, Pronria Trxin h A3 been notified
l,r rable of iila nomination to Congress
tn il Kifth District of this city.
rrvB mmmiltM unred him to nay the
imliut liim anil return at once.
TUr. nnmniillw vmtirilav received a .dis-
patch'accepting the nomincUon, andstating
be badotlereu me money 10 pay au tiaimn,
as his imprisonment is for purely political
New Yoke, Oct. 19. The number of
persons naturalixed in this city thus far is
-m t t t O AAA
15,000, and in urooKiyn neariy ovw.
The Democrats have nominated John
G. Schumaker and Gen. Slocum, in isrooK-
The Eenublican nominees are Henry S.
IJellowsana oamuei uooiu.
iwitov. Mtimates the Demo-
j j i
m.inritv In thin citv and Brooklvn,
in November, at .69.000. and claims the
State for Grant by 6000.
imiwirlnnf Arrests for Kleetlou
o v-tvttct-i- rvt 1Q. A warrant was
UA.IJ'U' ' vw..
iisued Saturday night by the United States
n;0i-;t fVmrK nf Northern Ohio, for the
arrest of the Hon. E. F. Dickinson, of
tlamnrniir' Oori!?resaman elect for
the 9th district of Ohio, and also Probate
Judge of Sandusky county, on a. charge of
issuing ;rraudulent jnaiuraiizauon papera
n MHMire his own election. He will be
HWpland to-dav for examination,
t IT MnAndle Dickinson. Deputv and
ri.:.mr, nf fl,i R-inilnal-r Conntv Ii.'iuo
cratic Committee, was arrested yesterday
in Fremont, by the United States Marshall,
omiUr irnrr for comnlicitv in the
same frauds. Dickinson be'iDg eummoned
as a witness against him.
Form of (lot eminent to he Adopted
Madrid. Oct. 19. The Junta issued an
address on the future form of the Spanish
.nnMiuni n.vlnf it will ba the duty of
Corter only to decide thereupon, but that
all Iho rinn 1 will be allowed to express
their opinions. OIa2jga has declared for a
monarchy, supported by Serrano and
Tnnptp. ' Tho Unionists and Democrats
are willing lo accept a raonaruuj ui irinnr-
lic, iruecideu ly universal BuniHge.
Paris, Oct. 19. Gen. Prim ha ad
i , 1 . l..u.,r in il mlilnr of the Gila
loifl, indignantly repelliog the charges of
neronal amoition maoo apaiusi mm "j
. ffii r i .1!
thai ionrn i mi iiHiicrai u laiuii ai
Invalid, and declares he
would rather leave the country than accept
the Crown.
TTrm .TMm P. Hale. United States Min
ister, has frequent audiences with Generals
Serrano and 1' rim.
Kileigh, two in Goldsboro, one in Weldon,
one in Plymouth, one In Payetteville, one
in Charlotte, one in Greensboro, all colored
troops. One company of white troops, be
longing lo a heavy artillery regiment, and
armed as infantry, arrived here from Fort
Monroe on Saturday. There have been
several robberies of money, etc. by armed
disguised squads recently.
Gov. nolden professed only a desire and
purpose to preserve order and peace, and
the Democrats disclaim all desire orpur-
:,,4,rran will, (Tib piifTraco of the
blacks; they declare they wilUnot inter
fere or change theBtatcgovemmem exccin
by ballot, but the Republicans seem to
think otherwise. The Democrats say they
have no objection to white United States
troops jemainimj in the State, and they ap
prehend no disiuroance.
Flovd conntv. Vircinia. had two earth
quakes on tue xuin insi.
Gen. Hooker has been placed on the rc-
? .1 tl. r..ll f AfotKr flon.r.t
iircu iiai, wiiu iun mu. J" " "
a ..ii i,oa i,Din laanpil for a Colored JNa-
tioual Convention at Washington, January
T1!, m n iiniirpppilpnted amount of
aicknesainFlovdcountr.Georfiia"; '
Afra rl .Tnhn A. Aiken, formerly of
Jnneahnro. East Tennessee, died near At
lanta on the 15th inst.
ti.. nr tin, Pulnrih Ktn
Iuthtoii. drew a sewine machine in Iho.Paa-'
ha II Horiaa lotlcrv. lie now auvw
fnr n iwirllnnkinf voillur woman 10 iximo
.w. - f-, o . c
and run It for him.
ti.o Tnrwin., Rhtnilnnl hhvr that Presi'
dent Johnson has informed Mr. Thornton,
t.:i:.t. xr:n:.io i Woaliinolnn. and Mr.
UlllUU iUIUI,IV( rt " " f,- ,
Eevcrdy Johnson, of his. intention to pay
a visit to England as soon a3 his term of
office expires in March next.
The St Louis Democrat lias a special
. . . i . t n . a 1
from Pine IS nu. ArK., uateu oamruay,
n.l,:l. Wwn -T rinllnr. a DeOUtV
BUatfTnf rirorr- mtintv nn nil! and wealllir
citizen, while out serving subpenas, was.
lied to a negio Friday nigtit ami oom suo i
to death by the ivu-iviux.
Piimnrn , lrrri, rmliiption in the
t?.,nnli armv in tmillatlOn. uWintf t0
A. IVIIbU BIIUJ ..... ... , c
the confidence of a maintenance of peace,
nml amBttrnrinna n n fipn.irALiiirj in lavui
r-.r Afrifmii ftv fli Vmnprnr. It hsB
1 Mitjs;im KiutuiJ J
a cheerful influence upon public affairs in
rfnl Kii-llviir excitement
at Columbus one night last weeK. lwo
" reliable colored gentlemen " rusncd into
t.n Iaidii anil VDIinrtPll lllf Tvlflll Ollt in
tuO . W .1 .1 mmu .ww.
force and murdering all the negroes for
' I - - 1 TU I .nA.iil do I If,,, fill at fl,A
mites aruuuu. iuc uuyjia diumuuh. .
town were sent out, but could find neither
the murderous Ku-Klux nor the murdered
Tli oi.riwa.nn'to the Soanish throne re
m,m nndptcrmined. lne cuoice oi
Princo Alfred, of England, wlucli Has
li..n aiirr. oat fil ij regarded as absurd and
;mnnili?ftlifc.ni3e he is a Protestant. The
1 , t r , i i 1
noma nf h tTI I nanil . PT-1V OI lOnU.il.
U mpnlioned with favor. Thoush ultrt-
mnnl.n In rplioion. he is rerarded as PO
Uv n liberal! i lioiiular in Spain,
ami would be unobiec'.ionable to lire h n
peror rfapoleon. f
IT noil narish Judfe Ol M,
'Mn-o'a uir-tali vn -iAinated at F rank
Hn, Liouisiana, oaiur.iay iiikui. i""
Sheriff was killed in his hotel, and the
limW f ihe nariah Judce was found on
ctroot lv tlip uttrol. which was organ
Ized immediately on the discovery of the
Sheriffs assassination, ine coroner a in
quest elicited nothing toward who were
I lint several nersons
1 1 i T .. .i:n 1 .ii I lliav
were engageu in hjcujukuu,!,!.
mounted liorses and cscapeu in mc unrh.
ne before thev could be recog nized,
l, v T..ni1nti,h nerfi nrescher irom
Mm North, and a member of the fcoulh
Carolina Kenate. was murdered at Cokes-
burg, in Abbeyville uisinci, on i-rmav
u i.o.l l.,n nn fin plftiniiperinc tour
and on Thurixlay delivered an address at
ll.l.Ailla nnnrtliniiap I til ITltiav lie
il.o noS fnr PnL-Plllllrf. uut his bas-
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.i . , , .1 . i .-. llm
gage on ty lames car ami ncm
platform. Xnree wmie nieii roue uj-,
. i.i on,i r.r J nn Randal Dh. morlallv
woundinc him in three places. Although
it was broad day light, mc muruerera wcic
vAnAnni if 1 finil 1 1 1 71 It IT lurit V rx i 'v.,
I1UL llbUUUIKI-" "
Tlielioily of Randolph was taken to to
The Steamer Uespcr Is Overlap
L-in liv ft TnerRnlnw llie Citv
and Bombarded brtinc
Hundred Masked ,
The Radical Loyal Lcasue Arnis
Thrown overuoara ana
Consigned to CatGsli
and Turtles.
Full and Highly Interesting Ac
count of the Affair.
Radical Press Both Frightened
and FHzzica..
TheFroEosttlon CoHdemnedM
the Democratic State t'CH
Iral Committee of Ohio.
JTho Excltemeat la New Torlt An.
other Artlclo From tno worm.
SnAc'mt tn tho Cincinnati Enauiror.
New York, Oct. .14, 18GS. The pcJit't-
The Whole Simply a Radical Plot
to Make Capital Against
the South.
Jllemphls Radicals in High Glee
Over the Result.
From the Memphis Avalanche, Oot. 17.
It is a notorious fact that the four thoti
;sand stand of arms recently brought lo this
city and stored with (Jonier & Kichardson,
until transportation to Arkansas could be
provided, were obtained in the Norlh
through tho inilnenceof GovernorFletcher,
of Missouri, and United States Senator
Vi. ArTli:nfttai tltttf lliav vrorn flrairrnpll
for the use of the negro Loyal Leagues I ;g the first and only intelligence of what
of Arkansas, against tna wutiea, to me ex- nau- occurred. .
accomplished -than,-' leaving ,two. of the
humberin the pUol. house, two ih--lhe' en-cine-room,
and. one in the cabin, as a'
cuard the latter over one of the crew
who hand insulted the leader the veiled
party suddenHsrirang.abbard the -Hesper.
Little or nolhing was said, and the board
ere who evidently Ba eye to business,
: ,t.K nnaptnnllef Bnrreilbifiev unit
Commenced tho work 14 hand The gun flreat Excitement Everywhere,
i 1.m,Vmi onen with htn anil I
uoiea weio u.vv
hatchets, and the guns taken out and bro
ken before being cofitoBued to the element.
A largo quantity otmppition iq thehold,
marked "sundries," was also thrown over
board. The boxes were, shoved overboard
: .( A m,nv nf tfiem war. CAAfi
alter mem, atu " . ,
by passengerafon the Mayflower, floating.'
" . ., .X.nf Tn halt nn ' nont, th
witn tna muwi .. , , , .. .
last was uiu".f. j - r-v ,
quietly relumed 1o the tag, leaving th
Hesper adrtiuanu in i.vi " "
crew wno remaiuc -i """"j""
his brother having mado rapid strides for
the woods ajBOon asmu iteiuo was seen
bearing down upon their craft
mi i Minora nnrn mnrA
! aboard, CaptaiaFord ws required to turn
i ..i:,.'.'it.vnl nml irnpeii ltnlil
tue ooav uuiiui - - -further
orders. At midnight she reached
a point inFrcaidentV Island chute, tsight
.miles below tho city. Here, by order of
the veiled commander, she was run
aground. No sooner had thia been dona
tthan Bomeorie,mntil that moment in
visible, on the island, was hailed. A.
minuto afterward a skiff put out from the
"bore, Tind was? rowed alongside. Whether
the person. in it was wnue or discs couiu
not be ascertained, as he, too, was masked.
Six of tuo raiders got tnio-iua bkiu am
were Uken ashore, and the Bkifl' continued
making trips- until three A. 3T, when the
last six Were safely carried over. Batbe-
r loft alrlM nnlon Were C'lVCn
Captain Ford to remain tn the chute until
daylight. lie did so, the tug notchangmg
position until seven A. jr. yesterday morn-
ing. Sue men reiurneu to iu i"j
Special to. the Cincinnati Gazette.
Columbus, Ohio, October 1G. Moat
intenso excitement has existed to-day in
political circles over editorials in the New
York World withdrawing the names of
Beymour and Blaifand substituting those
of Chase and Hancock, Adams, or some,
one else. The SUte Democratic Committee
and leading Democrats from this city, in
cluding Judge Thurman, Van Trump,
Safford and others, were in conaaRatiem
thb afternoon and evening. After a full
and free interchange of opinion,- the fol
lowing rcsolntipns, offered by,8. H, Had
der, of Marion, was adopted and sent .to
o - l -ti l '
Jlloaonrt-u l ti. t'lnj loii.
Waphikotok, Oct. VJ. A dispatch has
been rrceived at tiu War Department from
Gov. Clayton, of Arkansas, concerning the
recent dcntruition bv a body of armed men
of arms pnnhamil for the State by llie
Governor of the State. He is satisfied that
the armed iCrUtancc to law is contem
plated, and that in Hich event the United
States fotce-i thrre stationed would be in
adequate to preserve order.
BOSTON, Oct. 10. -The argument on mo
tion to vacate writs in the case of Genera
Puller was concluded. Several days will
elapse before the court can review authori
ties cited ami give decision.
The trial of Julius Whealwell for em
bmknuniof a million of 'dollars of gov
ernment funds, when cashier of the sub-Tcat-urr.
with Charles Mellon, Charles H.
u'aril and Kilwaid Carter as accessories,
li nL. in the U.S. Circui Com.
Ponus, Oct. I'J.-Marquis Abercc-rn
imrefatd all audience to the Lnnenck
Kation in behalf of the ben.an pns-tjners.
Tiii,t in St. Marl's Inrlh LoiHOfthe
SlrmiiHliiii Texas.
New Orleans, Oct. 19. A dispatch re
ceived from franKiin, Louisiana, to-uay,
iU nfTire nf the Altakabas
c irn ,ii . nw v.wv -
Register, published in Franklin, St. Marj a
sacked last nieht, and the
ilutroveil nnd Ihe tvDe scattered.
.. - - - . - -
The editor and printers left for New Or
leans this morninir. ine uispaicn saya
,i . ii.. niiiiotu nf Prnnklln and surround
lUfth m v..-" - , .
ing country are doing all in their power to
preserve order. The negroes are making
bold threats but have not made any attempt
tftrrrv tliem iniO eiecuuou. lac iuhh
nnnaVl unillt fit 111660 L
The steamship Texaa from Iodiaaols,
c tn mtilA for Nvr Orleans.
foundered in the gale which lasted Beveral
days the Bame storm mat inunuaieu new
flrleins. llie vessel was uoi auauuuuci
.,n:i ti.a r,tli inst.. when she was a com
UU.k. " v-.- j -
plete wreck and sinking last, ine captain
and crew were saved by the brig Emily and
1 1,1 l.t rn
The city of Jefferson, adjoining, has been
lnrl.l eTPitpil for fleveral davs over
IVuamu.u.; . ... . j
Ihe police embroglio. That pariah has
intoi iiAon inoliuletl in the lilelv create!
IU"-J " . -
was apioinled and sent to take charge of
that place, out ine existing auiiiurjuco ic
tn oiir-pmlpr llie pilff iironertv. in-
iucu w ' - -j I i -
tending to have the matter teited in court.
The Metropolitan roure mane several ua-
il. n. I 4n i o 1-1. niuaajilnn 1,V
BUCCeSSlUl ttUCUU'li U us iiimw.....
force, making no appeal to flic courts, but
finally established a station of their own
n.l nlaeed nolice on beats. A number of
the latter, together with the Metropolitan
Captain, were arrested, but released on
bond. Last night at midnight, a notorious
negro named Sandy Packer was arrested,
i . a w i . I MQnlvor in Ilia nOAe.
: oroniintp,! for them bvaavinc he
was an officer of the Metropolitan Police
force, and had been guarding a church.
arretted for rtaradinc
ocixiii " fci . . -'
.i.. .i.uis otmn.1 with Knflelu ritles.
me n ti" .. . ... ......
United States cartridge boxes and ammu
nition. Rumors are afloat that the Metro
nnlixa intond to tnke forcible pos-
IIUIIMll l-w" . " ,
.,D;nn nf the linliro stations. This the
...il.n.itlM will rpdiat the Jel-
r antlinritiea wbo were elected at
a recent election, are willing to submit to
a judicial decision, but reiuse lo Burmiun
ot'berwis,e. The negroes are congregating
to-day in 15razear City, where it is said
the body of the man who was killed Sat
urday night at Franklin-is to be buried,
ti: 1.1 nf Kl.orifrT'nne. of St. MaTV S
pari?h, killed Saturday night, arrived here
this evening in charge of his wife en route
to Pana, Christian county, III., his home.
Pope was formerly Colonel of the 29thllli
nois regiment. No cine to the assassination
as lieen obtained. The reports that fami
lies were leaving the neighborhood through
fears of violence, appear to have been un
founded. Persons who arrived from that
parish this evening say no one has left cm
that account, and quirt now prevails,
though considerable excitement and appre
hension existed al first.
Both houses of the Legislature to-diy
o lii 1 1 nmirnnriatinir $15000 a
ii jn i vi u ' n - i
reward for the detection of the perpetrators
of the f ranKiin assissinauuu.
The House sustained the Governai'i
,r il.o Iill mitlinrizintr the citv to is
VCIUUI . ' ... -
CAAnnon bonds, nrincinle and interest
n.n.lllll ill cold, to be placed on the luar-
Vot nml the proceeds applied to the re
demptionofthecity currency. The vote
. t sn in 97 The vote meets universal
To-morrow is the last legal dsy ofjhe
NoTrrn cakoli.xa.
ti.. iiiiiir.l nml Mllltnrr MliiHtlon
Kaleioh, Oct. 19. Both parties have
full Electoral and Congressional tickets in
the field and are working vigorou-Iy for
: anrviAaa in flu rnminf election. Governor
I Holden has suspended his order for organ
. . . . . - r :i:i: IJn Mi
iilng a uetacnmeni oi iuum., . : Z
i,?i:.,i.:i,.,i 1 1, fortieth United States
iiao uiDuiuumi . .
reeiment as follows: Two companies in
Explosion of the Itaillral heimon
About the Wtthtlraw I oi ine iieum
crritlc Cnndldntcs The Alabama
Clnlms-Annlns of the iMcsroci i
the District t ColnruKln.
Srccial to the Louisville Journal-
".ii ivt;iV rt is Tlie Bensation
regarding a change of Democratic candi
dates has entirely suosiuuu. xhvx.u.
more. Washington, and Southern press
denounce the movement very bitterly.
The Democrats of the District of Colunis
bia have called a mass meeting ior uic
21t, to push on the Democratic column,
I llm K,rnioiir nnd Blair flag flv
ing Thev state in tneir can tuut uiuj
do not share in the panic which has
seized some of the weak-kneed.
A dispatch from a prominent mourner
of tho Democratic party in New; lorit.
rnnvWnl this cveninsr. aaya tne position oi
the World, in reference to the Demo
cratic nominees, is wuoiiy unauiuumcu,
and a silly attempt to imitate tho inde
pendence of tho llcruld, nnd that the
the. rartv.
!.:..., lnttera stfito that Aucust 15eN
mont has just returned to New York front
I tica, where tie nau n couiureucc
Mr. Seymour. The Democratic candi
date expressed his surprise and mortifi
1 . ., i.i : ..r Vnir
cation at mo suuucu ann; ui i-
York ll orW, nnu ucciarcu mat, u mo
party is defeated in November, it n in
surprise mm sun nunc. ih,u.iii.u
great satisfaction at tho gains mado in
tho three great States, and thinks that
the Hebrew and Catholic vote win throw
hm nil asrainst Grant, Mr. Seymour
savs that New York will go Democratic
- . , , : 1.: , 1 1 1
by nltcon tnousanu, uasmj; vn
tions on seports received by him from all
parts of tho State. It i3 all a mistake
thatho lias entertaineu a -
lmquiehing the ueia.
Some wccks since it was tuaicu ui.
tho administration had lnlornuition tnat
Minister Kevcrdy Johnson had taken an
important step toward the settlement of
.1 ... 1 MM... nl.lA lain.
tho Alabama claims, uauiu k".-
grams to-day represent I hat the basis of
settlement is a raised commission to sit
in London and pass upon all claims pre
tho two countries.
euuiLu i 'j ; - .
This is in accorunncc huh mu juuttuu-in"-s
adopted by this government for
many years in the adjustment of cla'ung
arisin" between tho two nationalities in
tho shape originally proposcu oy tne r.ng-.
hsli government.
A publication to the cflect that the
.lohnson Departmental Club had resolved
to support urant nnu uuiuu, a
withdraw from tho files of the depart
ment all recommendations maue oy mo
clb for the removal of Republican clerks,
is entirely without foundation.
T 1 ..n..iAt!onorilA nllw
1 am inlormeu on uiiijucawuu..... ....
thority that the uogroes of this District
are continuing to organize, new miiuaiy
companies, lullyuniiormeuuuu
The l'ostomce ihmiuhuh-u. -
racd about tho conveyance of the mails
between the termini of tho Pacific rail
roads. The telegraphic correspondence
shows that Brigham Young is willing to
undertake it, to bb paid a certain sum .u.
a specified amount of matter, and pro
rata for all over it The Postoffice Agent
telegraphs from Salt Lake City that
Wells, Fargo & Co. are the only parties
who can perform the service, but they are
impatient lor tin immediate and definite
arrangement on their own terms. Hie
entire amount of money appropriated by
Congress for the Pacific coast and over
land mail service is not for even two
thirds of tho expenses of tho coming
yMr Zoni, the Spanish minister to the
United States under Isibella, is to be
continued as tho Spanish minister at this
court under the Provisional government
of that country.
tent of bloodshed, if deemed necessary ; and
. , , , r
that they arrivca nere in ciiarge oi uuo
Wm. H. Hodges, Arkansas Penitentiary
Contractor, and one of the most infamous
carpet-baggers of that State. It is also a
matter of notoriety that the pretense of tho
arms having been ordered by .the Stale
government of Arkansas, is a falsehood, it
being a matter of record that no appropria
tion has been mtidefor that purpose. It is
equally well-known that the Secretary of
War has refused to distribute any of the
arms appropriated by Congress to the
Southern States. And it is equally well
known that Hodges, who accompanied
these arm3 lo Memphis, is the agent of the
Radical Executive Committee at Little
Rock, and a prominent leader in the Loyal
One after another, tho commanders of the
White and Arkansas river packets refused
to be the mediums of introducing into Ar
kansas arms and ammunition, to be placed
in the hands of ignorant negroes for use
against the white people of the State, and
the inauguration of a reign of terror. It
was simply impossible to Eecure their
transportation ; eo the Memphis and Little
Rock Radical leaders counseled together
as to the most effectual method of turning
the afiair into capital against Southern
white men, and for use in behalf of Radi
calism North. The little steamer Hesper,
a worthless, unseaworthy tub, about as
large as an old fashioned cooking stove,
was provided with a Radical captain and
Radical crew at Little Rock, and sent here
for the arms. The commander a noto
rious bloviating Radical named Houston
no sooner reached the Memphis wharf
than, in accordance with the programme,
he regaled every crowd surrounding him
with a recital of what he intended to do.
tnl-inc thoaa armj to Little
Rock if he had to fight all the "Rebels" in
the South. Sulphur and brimstone emitted
from his mouth in huge jets, and his won
dering auditors were astonished that Gen.
Grant didn't engage, in lieu of bis armies
during the war, this valiant fellow, who, if
as gifted in battle as in "talking fight,"
could have "cleaned out" the Soutli in a
"'The Rsdical deliberations Itad resulted
in ileterminstion tn have the arms de
stroyed by violence, and the affair tele
graphed throughout the North as a "Ku
Klux outrage" of stunning proportions. A
few sensational lies were alone necessary to
put the matter in shape for the Northern
Radical press. It might not be without ef.
feet in November.
Thursday afternoon the Hesper left with
the arms, and on the same night she was
liniroVn and stripped of her careo. The
programme was carried out to the letter,
and if the masks had been removed rpra
the faces of the hundred men who pitched
the guns overboard, more than one Radical
leader would doubtless have been recog
nized. Many were reported missing from
the city between 4 r. M. Thursday and snn
ri3e yesterday.
For two or three days certain leading
Radicals, who were known to b5 interest
ing themselves in" the matter of these arms,
had scarcely been able to restrain them
selves. Their faces beamed with satisfaci
lion, and one could almost read therein:
"What a big thing we could tell you if we
wanted to." It was evident that something
was "in the wind," as it is now a fact that
a "big thing" occurred. Throughout yes
terdayeven before the news of the cap
ture arrived Radicalism was all smiles
and smirks. Little - groups met in door
ways, and in the rain, under lamp-posts,
pressed each other's hands knowingly,
poked each other in the ribs festively, and
chuckled and whispered and winked at
each other as merrily asbrigands gloating
over a prize of diamonds and rubies. The
fate of Hotlgeo' consignment could he plain
ts oo.1 in tlieir manners : and no one who
saw them required any further light on the
subject. Toward nightfall thejoyous feel
ing found expression in words, and two
high officials rubbed their hands gleefully,
shrugged their shoulders knowingly, and
naiil the altur was worm a nuuureu iuuiw
and voted in the North. These votes arc
needed, and this explains the whole matter.
The following particulars of the seizure
were obtained, in substance, from Captain
John Ford, of the impressed tng Nettie
Jones :
About five o'clock Thursday afternoon,
the tug Nettie Jones, Captain John Ford,
left the wharf for Fort Pickering, having
a barge in tow, and intending to return
with lumber. The tug reached its destina
tion, and landed at about half-past five
o'clock. No one was in sight, but the
nn l.-.l Q-irK' been "made fast" be
fore the spot was covered with men, all so
securely masked as to be unrecognizable.
They were prfibably a hundred in num
ber, and had evidently been concealed for
some time under the niuii. nau mcj
sprung out of the earth their appearance
before the startled crew conld hardly have
been more sudden. Without epeaking a
word, they quickly boaided the tug, took
possession of the pilot-honae and engine
room, and ordered Captain Ford to imme
diately start down the river, adding, by
way of an incentive to promptness, that
somebody might be hurt in the event of a
As soon as Captain Ford could suffi
ciently recover from his fright to decide
whether his unbidden guests were a hun
dred or a thousand in number, and whether
the height ol ordinary men or iau n
church steeples, he comprehended tint re
sistance was out of the question. Ac
cordingly he ordered one of the crew lo
cast ofl the line, and in a few moments the
tiig was rapidly steaming for President's
Island chute. Upon taking possesion,
the new commanders kept a vigilant eye
on the crew, not allowing any onu of them
to leave his post for a moment. The en
gineer was not permitted to oil his ma-i.:..-,t
iL mvjtpriniu naajefieers evi
dently fearing he might suddenly put it out
of repair.
The head of the lug was held steadily
down the river until approaching Cat
Island, twenty-five miles below, near the
Atkansis shore. This was between 7 J and
S o'clock, and. Captain Ford was oidered
to run his tug alongside the little steamer
Hesper, which left the city dnring the af-
ernoon with the cargo of Radical arms
Ifor Arkansas, and was lied up, wooding.
During the trip, the leaders of this mys-
.-...,. infnrmp.1 Ford that thev in-
ICIIU1I3 ' . . -
.,!o,i,.,! nrerhniilinc the Hesper. and
icuii,uui.u " ' o . - j
!etrnvin!r the arms, hut that strict orders
had heen issued to the men to harm none,
and respect alllher property.
In obedience to oruera, iai'i
rau the lug alongside. This was no sooner
n-n;n TTnril in form a na tliftt RflOD alter
VUlJiaiU -
- I. I 1 1 MAMA
the Hesper was Doaraeu several buuw wuo
fired, but whether by the crew or the
!. 1 n 'flfil tint f3AOpf fllfl. Some one
laiucin no .
.ordered the firing fo cease, and nothing
more was nearu. ixo one aooam mo
er was injured or in any way mistreated.
!- 1 notlloa nnil fli.Va nf the "fluid"
kjcvti.ii iJ..'iu - . .
were seen circulating among the raiders,
but no one was under its influence. They
could not have been more quiet and order
ly If they had been en roufe to a funeral.
Where they went after being rowed over to
President's Island we have not heen able
to discover; Doubtless they dug a hole in
the ground, crawled in, drew the hole
after them and slid down to China, to assist
old Foo ChuDg in the tea business.
While the demolition was progressing
small squads of horsemen appeared on either
shore, and horses' hoofs could be heard at
intervals throughout the night from the
,intinpfe the tntr lav narnnnd.
The Hesper, after picking up her fugi
tive Captain and his brother, turned up
stream, and arrived at the city wharf yes
terday afternoon. The facts of the board
ing being known, her appearance attracted
considerable attention, and the officers and
crew were greeted with numerous questions,
mainly of a humorous character. Some ef
the questioners wanted to know what had
become of "them arms ;" and the Captain
was afforded several opportunities to giv
a list of the names of the new "steyedores"
who had S3 rapidly discharged his cargo.
Captain Houston and the crew answered
some of the questions good naturedly, and
were evidently in a good humor. Their
faces wore a self-satisfied air, unlike that of
men supposed to bo the victims of an out
rage. Tho boat was placed in charge of the
Metropolitan police, who allowed no one
to go aboard, and uaptam wonsion rusueu
after some of the Radical leaders to assist
in "working up" the aflYir to the largest
twwihle dimensions as political capital
ngainst the Kn-Klux. s
A Feud Settled la Bloodshed Hie So.
torlons mil Forter Murdered by
Amos CurJJu-Fourteen BncbHliot
Lodg-cd In his Breast.
The junction of Mosby avenue and tho
Old Raleigh road wa the scene of a tragic
affair about seven o'clock last night, in
which the notorious Bill Porter was shot
and instantly killed. Ho left the Jty be
fore dark, considerably intoxicated, and on
1,;. tcir home stopped in ahouseatthe
point already mentioned. Soon afterward
he went out into the road. Amos Cnrlin
was standinc outside with a double-barreled
shot-gun. Upon seeing Porter, he suddenly
and without a word, aimed tho gun at him.
A loud explosion followed, and Porter fell
to the ground dead, fourteen buckshot hav
ing lodged in his breast. Two or three
nreapnt nnH witnessed the
IJEIfHJUa n.w !' - '
tragedy. Curlin fled after firing, and up to
one o'clock this moining had not oeen ap
prehended. Porter waa a turbulent, desperate char
acter, in often difficulties, and frequently
1 ...ivil rlmrirml with rattle. Stealing.
uuuci ' n - . -
One night a few months ago he was badly
shot by a party of gentlemen of the nch
borhood, who came to his house after cattle,
which he was charged with having stolen.
Ilisarm was amputated in conseqnence.
Some of the Curlins have also been in jail
on similar charges, ami though at one time
they and Porter were quite intimate, hitter
.ti. 1,.. eriatpil between them for
emu".; ; . .
months. We could not learn whether
Curlin's terrible vengeance was the result
of any threats of violence made recently
by Porter ; but either such was the case or
the vendetta had reached a point when
bloodshed could be no longer averted.
We learn that when Porter left the city he
was armed, as usual, but understand no
weapons were found on Jliis person when
shot. It is not probable that he antici
pated the bloody meeting Which, without
a moment's warning, Hent hira to answer
his reputed crimes before a court where
justice cannot be swerved.
From the Memphis Avalinoho, Oct, 17.
MEMrms, Oct. lb. The wife of Bill
n , ..l.n ,!a L-lllml htr AnmqCurliU On
Friday night, on hearing of her husband's
death; fell down in a swoon and expired
without speaking a word. Curlin has been
released on $4,01)0 bail, having established
the fact that Porter had threatened to kill
him tin sight.
It is a little early in the season to de
scribe these, yet ono or two which have
made their appearance may not bo out of
place. A simple and elegant ball toilet
has a dress with double skirts, both of
j.:ib- Tlio bottom nf hn lower
wuur oiiik. --
skirtUa trimmed by a flounce of rich laco
(Application a'Aifgellerre), with a head
in" of manre ribbon and narrow lace.
The bottom of tho upper skirt is edged by
a similar ilouncc, but narrower than that
on the lower akirt, and headed by a band
of mauve ribbon. It is caught up at
equal distances all round, and fastened
t... wtaottoa of inmiee ribbon. Tho waisti
band is of maiiFe ribbon. Tho body is
concealed by a sortiede but, composed of
'quipure lace, lined with moirre silk, and
bavin" a 'hood. It is fastened at the nock
by a rosetto of mauve ribbon, and has
tassels of the samo color at the front
corners. Head-dress of yuipute lace,
with a rose and foliage at the left side.
Another donblcBkirted dress, mado en
train, has tho lower skirt of bluo silk ,
tho front of it is trimmod with white
tulta n rrn n it oil in nhlimie bouillona : and
IU11G, 11 I
starting near tho bottom of the skirt, it
is caught up in festoons, between each of
Which H piaceu a nutiuei. i rosea uuu
foliage. This trimming is carried up to a
Liiiru Hum iiiu i i-j
"hAttveen thn hmiillnns"
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The upper skirt is of white poult desole ,
it is mado en runiguf, auu is iriuuueu un
uMnn oilk frintre. Tho nnenintr
of the tunique is placed slightly at tho
left Side, the upper part lurins a largo
bouffant, supported by a band of broad,
blue ribbon, which terminates at the
sides by bows and long floating ends
X T. .Vail.
- A company of seventy Germans para-
Ued JSew iOrit mu umui u.ij, uuuo
whom had a beard less than a foot long.
The Captain's whiskers reached his
fcal excitementof tho day surpasses thatof
tha preceding day, and has no more to .go
V, 1.1 1., -11-. In A
on. itumors aoouuu, uui aru iuic w c
capitulate. This is certain: If Mr. Bel
Wont, has a circular ha has yet to issue it.
It Mr. Seymour is willing to retire, the
'pablicr has yet to learn it. If Frank Blair
Jjaa BnccumDea lo mo pressure, mew ior
l T
uoea not khuw ii.
t l?fHir1r Ttlalr'ta Twuitinn. Is onlr
At a 1 1.-1 ? Hn kvw'WrK f
Intimates; ARer talking-of'thef&Uy.pCi
.'altemptiflg to squeicu tne multiplying
Radical misrepresentations, H declares:
"Tho public mind is educated quickly
by eveats, slowly by arguments. What is
'needed is some event of such a nature that
no voter in the United Stales can Ignore
' it : of such insignificance that it can by no
:i.:i:i h ml.lntemreteil. This re-
quires something of the boldness of a great
soul, equal to me uemanua i a
emergency. Of the two or three ways in
which this may effectually be done, we do
not feel called anon lo particularize any,
for the individuals are very few in whose
hands the remedies lie, and the remedies
are not so recondite as to need any ghost
from the other world to reveal what they
are. It is obvious enough what they are
not. There is nothing to be gained by the
incessant and endless contradiction by our
party organs of a calumny which the Re
publican organs will repeat faster than we
can print the contradictions, which never
reach their readers. There are individuals
who can extinguish this calumny in a mo
ment and silence it forever, and this must
be done if we are to win the election. This
is a time for plain talk, and we trust we
have spoken intelligibly enough for those
whom it most concerns, to take our mean
These consequential implications puzzle
all, 8nd enlighten none It is believed
they will crop out in important action, or
snuff out in utter fizzle by Monday or
Tuesday. The Radical press here are in
plain ignorance of the portent of this talk,
and not unnaturally merely ridicule if,
construe it to mean Chase and Adam, and
declare it to be hollow, delusive and sure
to fail. Tltey evidently are waiting to see
more light. The news-market is flooded
with canards, but they all agree that Chase
is playing the Barkis' role of "willin."
KtiMMnl to the Cincianati Oaiette. Radical.
The statement of the Executive Com
mittee of the National Democratic Com
mittee that the character of the campaign
cannot be altered, and that there is no
power to change the candates is construed
into a rebuke of the 1 Vorld'i course.
New York Democrats are greatly divided
upon the present condition. Many of them,
including Tammany Hall, bitterly de
nounce the ItorW, say it has entirely
ruined the prospects of the party, that it
has sold out to the Republicans, etc. It is
declared to be the organ of the Manhattan
Club, not of the people. It is reported that
the World to-morrow will explain that it
did not intend to ask the withdrawal of
Seymour or Blair, but tho repudiation by
the party of Iilair'a Brodhead letter.
The Erprcss, thia evening, says : "If the
IP..;.; n.nnna roll t f ll t Ptl PT11 V SI Vfl 19 1116301.
It Ui ' nil........ j J I
there are insuperable difficulties in its pro
gramme. First, who is to throw tho candi
dates overboard, or, when thrown over
board, who is to substitute others in their
stead ? What authority can there be for
any change, short of that of the Democ
racy in the National Convention ? or who
would respect any other authority?"
A .?! "tho nit in tr ft of front when aJvanc-
ing on an enemy is one of the most peril
ous of tactics, military or political."
Tho Democrat has the following on the
World :
"A column and a half of double-leaded
cowardice and treason appears in the bond
holders' organ, of this morning, counsel
ing a backing down from somebody or
something, and so fir as its influence goes,
arresting and confusing the Democratic
ranks in their pride of strength, and after
the great and brilliant achievements of this
week, and at a moment when all true men
are 'falling in' and 'closing up' for the grand,
November: when the
urvisnu w
HWtTcry should be 'Courage, men, upon
them and sweep them from the field, we
hear the croakings of this bird of ill omen
and read base, pussillanimous advice.
Special to tho Cincinnati Commcrcial-uaaicai.
New York, Oct. IC The talk, to-night,
among prominent Democrats does not in
dicate any immediate change in candidate?.
It Is understood that Mr. Chase would ac
cept the first position on the ticket, and his
friends claim that he can redeem the party
and prevent utter defeat in November.
The Manhattan Club and Tammany De
mocrat are favorable to Chase if a change
is made, and the general impression is that
John Quincy Adanw would be good for
the second place on the ticket. -
It is claimed that Chase and Hendricks
would be a stronger ticket than Seymour
and Blair, but the Conservative Democrats
:n:n in rt.lr rlinni-.ft. There l-i no
arc uiimmu-j o-; , 7, ,-.
probability of important action of the fci
ecutive Committee of the National Com
mittee before Monday or Tuesday.
A new plan of action is bng discussed
.1 I 1 !... ni,tiir. !a not 111.
among tue leauerr, uu o ,,,.. -
AH yesterday and to-day the Democratic
Executive Committee has been receiving
telegrams from Washington, Cincinnati,
Boston and other places, relative to the
course to bo pursued. Belmont, lilden
i oi.li .m.n oonfprenee at Belmont rt
anu txucii ... -
offico during the afternoon, and none ol
them could be seen on business matters.
Applicants at Belmont's counter were told
that he had left town, and would not return
for several days, and unfounded rumors
wero afloat that he had gone to Utica.
Some Democrats claim that Seymour will
bo heie to-morrow to consult with tho wire
workers, wbilo others say he will remain
quietly at Utica and attend to his harvest-
'Dft is probable that many voters will sup-
. n'.i r (ho nrttinnn.1 ticket and Holf-
manoa tho State ticket. Democrats are
bcltinc that Hoffman will carry the Siatet
but do not give odds. Very few are willing
to bet on Seymour equaling Hoffman. One
snorting Democrat to-day bet three hun-
I . . . . . 1 . . C ....... rt i .'j vnla in till.
dred dollars tuai " ,
Stale would be 3000 less than Hoffman g.
Hhlo Ilepiidlntcs tho Movement.
Special to tho Cincinnati Enquirer-
COT.TJMB03, O., October 1G, 18G3. There
was an important meeting at the rooms of
the Democratic State Central and Execu-
- r'.M.n:itA Irwlnv and to-niizht. il
was composed of members of the commit
tee and other prominent aud influential
Democrats and public men of Ohio. I
believe that all the Congressional districts
of the State were represented. There was
a foil and free intercnango oi vie.
the political situation.
Every man who spoke promised an in
creased vote or the Democratic Electoral
ticket in his county and disric over the
Democratic vole ot last iiiesuay. xu0.c
Bult of the recent election has in no degree
disheartened the Democrats anywhere in
this State. It has not shaken. or;
fidenca either in the principles of the
Democratic party or its nominees. Ibe
meeting, before it adjourned ro'ed,on
Denaii ui tuwas . , .
acainst any movement in quarters oozing
to the withdrawal of .Seymour and Blair,
and pledged them in the hearty support or
the Democracy of Ohio. .
A resolution - has bean unanimously
passed by the State Central Committee,
voting down the Chase movement. All
here are bitterly opposed to it. 1 hurmau,
Ksbeiman, v an xruiuj' "' "
support Chase in any. event.
, .1.1 UUtUU 114 U.G,.C-
cent elections to. shake our faith either in.
tbs principles cf Democracy or its nomi
nees ; mat-now, as ncriioiore, mo iiemo
cracy eschew (he substitution of policy for
principle ; that, therefore, wo are opposed
to any movement by which the names of
Seymour and Blair shall be withdrawn as
our ' standard bearers in the present na
tional canvass, and will not consent to
their withdrawal, and that we pledge to
them our hearty and united support in. tho
present campaign. . .
BosJtcd, ,ih&t the Chairman; of tho Ei
ecuttie Democratic Committee, be iostructd
.to send forthwith,, by telegraph, a copy of
these resolutions to Hon, Horatio Seymour
.and the Chairmaa of the National ,E recu
tita Committee.
iraUUW 1W Ui,DB icwiunvu miuuui
and Schell sent a. dispatch, received this
evening, which states that the Democracy
of New York are not panlp-slricken, and
do not propose to change the nominees.
Ths resolution above given is a correct
representative of the Democrats of the vi
cinity, if not of the entire. State. In fact,
one of the gentlemen prevent at the con-;
fcrence, and a prominent one too, declared,
on the streets to-day that he would sooner
vote for Grant than Chase. Democrats here
freely characterize the movement as one of
Mi nl An AfarWtt'a nlwirttvrt BrIlpmM wllirh
-if carried on, would result in the complete
r i. - l' -r.i- . t' i ti
M T K n 1 1 H n hi ui iuc xjemuiiiLin iuiit. xiicy
believe with old Abe : "It is not best to'
swap horseB while crossing a stream."
General Blnir'a Homo Organ on tho
Special to tho Cincinnati Enquirer.
St. Louis, Oct. 16, 1863. The city haa
been in a state of great excitement all day
over the rnmored resignation of Seymour
and Blair. Blair's friends openly reported
that the General, who arrived last night,
had assured them that bis rciignation was
in the hands of the General Committee.
As soon as it was known that Blair had
visited the Evening Diipatelt office, the edi
tor of which Is his personal friend and
counselor, the appearance of the paper was
looked for with great interest. The editorial
upon the subject contained the following
sentence :
"It is, however, proper to say, that
n.tlhop rtnmminr SeTmnnr nnr tTenpral
Blair has resigned, nor is it probable that
any suggestion to that effect has yet been
made to them. Such a coup d'etat ought
not to be resolved upon rashly. Neither
of the candidates is at liberty to resign
. ,;i : l l -i :ri ....
IU1111 lk 19 UUUC laCUd UlAUllCBt 4U3l bUUl
is the wish of the Democratic pary. Should
such a manifestation he forlhcomioi;,
nntltiap rrantlomnn tiro nrMnm. WAnlrl
nnottat. . mnmmt qa In Ma ronrjp. T hp
resignations of both would, we venture to
say, be in tne possession oi tne liaucnai
Democratic Executive Committee as fast
as the wires could carry them. The first
duty, however, is to consult the -country.
We should wait to hear what the Demo
cratic press has to say upon the matter; we
should wait to heir what the Democratic
State Executive Committees have to say
upon it. At the present moment there
seems to be a panic In New York and
Washington, and counsel coming from the
panic-stricken is seldom wise or safe. We
say, let the collected sense of the party de-
. ? i i ,i r
lermine tue quesuuu. aim uuw tue iwi u
Snall;rlr,1a Onn thin, i. rprr rlenr. Kv-
mour and Blair, whatever jnay be their
r.u.l?. n minlin. I. . t-n nn ricttt to finTf
1CU1!US Ul HIOIH.1 "i,v . " ......
tlio?,- tuuid n dtqnilnril.hererof the Demo
cratic party until they have authorized per-
mission 10 uo so.
Hmllritl Keport or the Silimllon nt
Special to the New York UcralJ.
Wicmuinviv fM. The movement
has made quite a stir here among those who
have beard ot it wemocrais in general
.1 . lrvjj Tn unit vir to reeelve it.
whether to regard it as an addition to the
chapter of blunders lately committed by
their party, or to welcome it as the uWrna
spes, the lost hope of vanquishing the hero
of Appomattox. Opinions differ widely,
m fhnai till t reHert the ronfusion
.1111, 'v... . .. - "J -
that must ensue whether the schema be
..I. . . i
prejacU IU LUllllullll-llluli ui auiiiuuuiii i
inadvisable. Some lake this view, that
i.Aiitfiir iinttnii-le the aelieme ha heen
thrnat nrton the paitv. now that "it is out.
Ihe better plan is to adopt it. The publi
cation which will certainly be given to it
through the newspapers, they urge, will be
quite as damaging to the parly as to adopt
?. i :.ir T. .-ill !..,-, il.. j . vr
llie BCUBUIC liscil. v nil, buuh, oj ,
reflection.' rnhtil' entertain a hnne nf mllr.
in the party for the WorhTi cafldidite,
eytn it we bad air montiu belera ui tot u
ca Distances can only be attended with dis
aster Nor does the papjr in thia move
meet speak, fur any one havios; the coaH
lience of the party. Tildea, Belmont and
scaeii representative men ot tne party in
Vln :i nf V&v "Vnrtr lt JlinirA .11
sponaibility foe this foblish freak of Ihe
iTtr;j i it : k
Even if a chaneeof front were shown to be
politic, weuT6rri6r now "resort to, it,
Wfiar b he 'qtiesUon SubmJtted'fdr'solitlon
lO.theTotersOf the Northern States? It
dearest rights of the peophi of this oontir
wwA T, ,
oeou we win never surrenaer a pria-
otnta vtilnh lla. Un nnl'luiHMn nf
VIIV .1 11.14 ,a 1.. IU, . 6. J UVkWUA
iDe mocratic inatixutionr. In joatlce to thai
piper we have published its programme at
tlemnstiou of its whole course, as one de-
a.ortAiT fmm rtAtftnfrinr in fltamnl fTiA
Democratic nartr. At the wouL we con
but lose in this election the Executive
branch of the government. Wecannerer
eurrenderour principles, which the. TKbrti
jseemingly advises. We speak advisedly
wnen we tay tnat tne .umserrauve pany
will not submit to dismemberment.1
.gpetlaltdtha CinelanttiConncereitl.
WiaTTivnTnn IVt Iff Th- nnltlinl,
senation of yesterdar, predicated, on the
mo wiuiarsTf at ot vieaeru uiuc iiuui ius
Democratic licket, has been pretty effectn-
nllv AT-nlnitt TKn Tnt rlli rrrrrr ntl.
cinaled in last nicht's disDatches. came out
in a virtual indorsement of tho World's
iriiele. bnt a. careful investigation shows
thht the movement has neither had its
origin with, nor waa it supported by. the
le.ilinnr Demnet-ifn of the, onnntrr. Tele
grams frorn prominent men of the party
-r j. : .
. By doing this, tho vote of Mr. Head
ricks and the State ticket is also reduced
2X). votes, and so much added to Bolcsr j
Oat on such' infamoia outrages f Out
on such flagrant crimes (
But t&e question presents Itieli 6 legal
minds, can such things be law ? Does
the Board of Inspectors Bit as a cctrrt com
petent to try and adjudicate on elections,
or are they only a broad examination and
certification of the reported vote oC the
several towns hips of each county ? ' W4
belie vo that tha latter is the true jurw-
diction of thb board, and that they hav.i
no authority to adjudicate tho legality or
illegality of any acts of any of ths
origininal Election Board ot the! jovf g-a
We understand Julian was present in
person, eitherria the, courthousq ortnjar
phant electioa over Judge Keid; although
1 1 . 1 1 ii. i . L 1 , .
tie auvisea vrnm not to- use too maca on
the result, for fear of something which
he did not explain fully-at tho tia.
We understand that Judge Ileid is in.
the city for the purpose of endeavoring: U
have the jreat outrage eorrectod, aiul
preventing the issuing 0f the eertifleste
until a full hearing can ba had in the
whole case.
W. n.n.,4li, Tinn, 1. I, no a ' I
although the Juliamtej assort hevrtavor
will take his scat.
have been received to-day, utterly repudi
ating and denouncing- the proposition, and
l..t are welt, heaitatin" and ill doubt
W can't cecipe from tliat predicament
now, so let us, in the name of Democracy,
jump into the breech, as we have to face ihe
danger, and fight boldly forguccess. If the
scheme had not leaked out we might let it
drop without danger; hut now that it is
known, the bent thing we can uo is io piay
it as our last card. There are some who
advocate calling the full Nominating Con
vention together; hut as this step is scarce
ly practicable, owing to geographical and
other difficulties, and aa it might lead lo
unfortunate dissensions and delays, it is
probable only the National Committee will
be summoned. I learn that dispatches
have been sent from the .ast anu me est
advising the withdrawal of Seymour and
Blair, and that a committee is on the way,
or about to start to Seymaur's home to in
duce him to retire. Kosecrans, who is
here, and who was visited to night by Han
cock, throws out another suggestion. He
advises that a grand spontaneous national
meeting be held, and that Chae and
Franklin be declared nominated.
Special to tho Ciiwinnati Oaztttu.
Washington, October 10 The Demo
cratic attack upon their presidential can
iKiI.ih Imi fnllv occupied public attention
to-day. It has become known that
Wash. McLean and his friends were anion.;
the first to telegraph upon the matter after
i.n .tuiiinni heeime Riifficienllv known.
me iiLin.. . .
Pendleton himself, according to the Demo
crats here, sent a dispatch to-day urging
that Chase be snbitituted for Seymour. To
offset such influences, quite a number of
, "V- . '-n1.G,.,,ni man leve tple.
graphed here to-day Baying that the II orld
epoke without authority-
Of those here in favor of a change, the
majority want Chafe, but a groat deal of
very bitter opposition has been developed
during the day. The Southerners in the
... !.., not without ereention furiouslv
opposed to the move and say they will never
submit to it.
Hancock says he will never accept the
second place on the ticket.
The l'resident approves a change, but
thinks he ought to be the figurehead.
The Johnson men in the Cabinet favor a
trade. Kandall wants to put up Mr. Jonn
boo. Browning thinks Ewing should be
in Blair's place. McCulloch w.mH a
change. ,
Tom. Florence, though a Chase nnui,
says it is too late, and Kosecrans reioaU u
still more empnaiicauy inau ivui.
The Express, this evening, has a doable
leaded article deaonncing tho project of
substituting Chase for Seymour. The
editorial has considerable significance,
from the fact that this paper has lately
come into the possession of parties who are
conducting it in the interest of the Congres
aional Democratic Committee. And, fur
ther, that the editor and chief proprietor,
with Montgomery Blair, i-onitilutu ibis
finance committee ol that bouy. uay
believe that Montgomery ia himself re
sponsible for the article, of which the fol
lowing are extracts :
"We notice, with regret, that the ew
York World suggests a change of candi
dates, meaning, probably, tha nomination
r r.,.i fli. Knt a few of our friends
have suspected that the World was not
heartily ior me uuiuiuuiuw j
party, and its course in presing even now
the adoption of its candidates, who could
not be supported by the Democratic, patty
except for the sake of carrying the elec
tion at the expend of its principles, goes
far to justify the distrust commonly enter
tained. No practical miud, upon seriou3
adding that there is nothing in the recent
, i, . i i i , 1 l r 1 1 t -
elections mat soouia uucaurage mc xjcuiw
cratic party. The New Y'ork Democracy,
representee turoiign uovernor tnarcn, hit.
Tfnlmnnl imnet .T Tilitpn nil Ttiehard
Schell, have telegraphed, repudiating the
World's article, and declaring it was not
written alter consultation witn any ot tne
The evening Democratic organ also de
clares that the article cas Been misappre
hended, and is a foolish one.
As far as Chief Justice Chase is con
cerned, no proposition has been made to
him to become the Democratic candidate,
nor has the National Democratic Conimit-
Iba hupn onnvpnAil for nnv ntirnoiie. The
whole movementwas confined to the World
and Intelligencer, .and did no receive, as
alleged, the approval of President John-
Sach are the fact', m they appear in
Washington to-night.
Position ol Chief Justice Chnse
WAsnisoToN, Oct. 16. It is learned,
authoritatively, all publications to the con-
,-r nntsrithatnnilincr. that Chief Justice
. .i i j .. v. -. ri p . .
Chase has received no propositions, from
any source, to oeconie tuts iouuuwii iju
IMtte in anilnnauhle event of the with
1 ftff5ftff Movmnnr. Ifft tnowa DOth
ing of e stories in that ittranection except
Ua. Vina aoon tn thf np wflniioern.
ub uu r "
Those, therefore, that speak of any such,
UUCii VI Lt HUT v-wti .v. vnwv 4 -----
hat ninhf inncmv in one. are Bimuiy uu-
It mav be added that ChierJ uslice Chase,
J .. . . - , , , T 1
in conversation to-uay, saiu ne iookcu
upon the talk about the change ofcandt-
dale a a tempest itiiqoui widu or waier.
He Intimated that frith a proper nomtaa-
noiinn nn i itiuhi Knuiiiui a.m, Aitn awbhi
the Democrata might hate succeeded in
simply aUwyer attending to bis profersiorial
, .- ir.t . .nilwl.ov
il dtil not dire it.
Aa to the sensational xjphUcationa about a
tUlltCtt-U' V j- f
residence last night, he could only say he
was honored at dinner with the British.
Turkish and Austrian Ministers, and so far
fmm iHjpntwinf the political situation, ii
. . .nf i n, n mill bin that one crentleman
n -i ii " . . . .
n!nfim,ll. on c. ctpi! in tsllcin? bail
French to a foreign lady who could not
speak good English only that and nothing
niisrueefnlOntrniie EleTeu nanrreI
Voters BlBrrnnehlsetl..
From tho Indianapolis Sentinel, Oct. 17.
The election in Indiana is now a mat-
of hintnrv. but the fraudulent means
usod to carry that election by the Kepub
lican-rtadical party will long remain a
blighting curse to those who profited by
tho criraa
Jn the Fourth district, for Congress,
...mimiIf nnlleil Julian's, the canvass
l, LI 111 111 " u .J - -
..... Iiiiinr on. I l ho ehnrceA madn nsminst
1 1 ni.1 , i.i... -- 0 -o j
Judge Reid and the Democracy false anu
.i.iKniiro net notwithstanding them
all the Judgo carried a majority of the
votes of tho people, as the billowing re
turns show:
Franklin.- -
Shilby '
THE SliaEBS.'-
The Tanner Demontrstlon la St.
4ol9-Tbe7 WU1 Hot Allow I be are
KTOn toJlJireli wltliTUera InPrucrs
loa TIiT re Opposed to "Sfva
The Radicals in St Lonis attempted to
get up a largo procession on Saturday
night last; but it was a miserable failure
In eomparieo!! with. Vhajrand demonstra
tiori of the DemocracT in the same city a
lew evenings before. To show that tin
(it.,.!" T?.ri;i,Ta nf f nt nitv lln no tw.i
11, 1,4 .11 1 v. vi i . 1. .. . 1. . .J w mww .w
their colored brethren well enough to al
low them to participate in their proses
ainns. wo nuote from the L Liuts Ji'
publican a3 follows
It was of Hie utmost imporunce mat
Saturday night's procession should ba a
long one, anu bo onoe aain tne ruiiu
U1U1U J Ul..l.w.. w O " w -
It was done, and at the appointed time
... r J It- . 1
UQWn irom ice lentn waru came mu cui
ored brigado, and tacked itself on to tho
division farminc on Fifth street, and sj
marcbed down as far as Walnut Hera
a rupture occurred. The '-Tanners
...nlil i n t nn.nlv nnrl Krtitnrelir iliw
1 l, IUI.1.J 1. 1. UJ1WWJ HHV ' -1 J
clared agaimit ''negro equality,' the main
, l . l I, l-.TTif 'l'l.
plans, in tne jwiuicui puiuuriu. mcj u--fused
point blank to march in front of
the negroes. Attempts at pacification
were mader but no, the "Tanners could
not see that it was all right, and "the
thing couldn't be did." The upshot was,
tn.. Kniiriu,," rnntllllilteil. WeTS?
.1 1 U MAW.i. ,V-.V. iw.... -
ousted, ostracised, cast out, and outlawed.
or anything you use, ana tne procession
inOTod on triumphantly. Weary and dis..
consolate, -Jie colored tenth wardaw
wended their way back home, ponjenn,
no doubt, on the strange incongruities of
life how it came that a political party
... . , it- , i
could clamor, ana woric, anu ne, anu pi
tUn ilnTI ir.nor-illtr tn lirin" about neZD
equality, tidd yet the members of that
. V. ... . .t t I in n nm.
party reject a corereu u5"uc -cession,
knock down their enthusiasm by
a cruel blow, and then itiec it:or iitmug.
Well, the negroes were left out in the
coldy and then the "Tanners" m ived oa
In the course of their march thty came
down Market, up Main, and up Chestnut.
In IIellery8 we heard one "Tanner say
"Not a d d nigger with us to-nLht, and
every man in the procession a voter.
is uiub du i i- " "
we determined to take a look at this or
ray ot voters, tae resun u . ,..
tion that it every person wuo iu i
procession has a vote, tne ironouue r
conferred upon young tiuio.n.
eatly day, and with immensity oi nocr
21 25
.. . ...r .o.M b ' 85
aiajorur ur ui.-iu r
itnf it tr-w limnd. recardless of all tne
frauds that had been perpetrated during
.1 n.-no tin l Jnilce. lteid still was
lui; wiiiw) r,- -- . .
ahead, and that In order to defeat him
.,.,nok;n hiA in Im disfranchised.
and this fell on the second precinct of
Richmond, a Democratic precinct, wnera
the Judge had receiveu a mojoruy oi -i
votes over .luiian.
irk. linanl of initnectors met at ten
trcville on the 13th instant, in order
in pramine and compare tho returns
r.i.. .Annpul nolla in thn countv.
W.,... tnrpnahm in which IS tllO CltV
1 , i , ii i. " - I . -
-r i: .l.mnn,1 nt Ihe limn of resrstration
Ol lllliliuiuu"! .
had but ono precinct for voting, and but
ono registry was maue in men uuu.- iunu
ship. On the completion of tho registry
it was found to execeu, uvw oic,
andsupposeil to be too large to vote
...:!.. n thn timn allowed bv law at one
wx r
1 ipl m.i.;aQinT.ANnrthA cnuntv were
Jl llC liUUlUtlOiwv. - j i
"petitioned to establish another ono, whieh
thoy did, making the National Road the
dividing line of the township, and naming
the two precincta norm anu sown. "
i:.l nrlth llm rpullfM.
CUllliU'Ci. n, 1
rpi.. rp..,nn,hlr Trnateen mails an exact
Aim oi"r
i. .!:,.( nfilio rmrwtf r nf noil book, and
Ullllliu.u w ..." r-- . ' .,
.rave it to the south precinct, keeping the
ori-inal for the north, and no special re
port was made for cither tho one or the
other. ... ,
Tho north precinct is largely nepuou-
i.:i thr. oniiih is beavilv Demo
cratic. Tho election in each precinct
was lawfully conuuetou uuuer nn- ,
understood by mo umccm, uiio .v
. i in ihn itnn.nl nf Insnectors at
Centerville, nnd tho official vote of the
county found to be 1091 of a majority for
Julian. ... , ,. f,
m'i... .u;nn,n ntthn Itonublican Len
x lie .iiii I"-" r : . . ,,
i i ft m:t,oi, lit- lelei'mnhni!? to 1110
.tr.ii ui'."" i "I n t . ' .
several counnoa oi mo ma,.,.,
i,,t thin Hiil not elect Julian, by some
eiMitv-fivo votes, and then it was pro-
ricnitci'osT and nEi?ui.vrioj
Edwards Fiorropont, represented to be
i i -r rrv.w.mnt
a lc iti uv i uu o..i..
Now York City, has written a letter to A.
T. Stewart, Chairman of tho (!rant Com
mittce, inclosing a check for Sin WO to
help elect the General-in-Chief ot th?
armies of the United Htates, President
Ha assigns among other oonswerauona
forpreferring Grant that he does not wish
iij.. .. fUA violated, its dtht re
pudiated, its name dishonored, et Ths
eUltOr Ol MIOHIJUIIIU wniin n iy...t
noinU ol'I'ierrepont's letter, and says that
. TIT , Tn V. T j railtfn'd IIPI,.
tnia same rmitcuu, iu ma &j t - -
n n fti cfrv4 nf the C'anitol. at AN
bany.'New "York, in the snmmer of 1S67,
sUted that, in his opinion, "the Demo
cratic iiiirw shoHia come oui ooimy j
the repudiation oj ine eirc -'
He said that he naa been inncnns
AVeiL and that the people, were ripe for
suoh a declaration. The editt.r of the
Courier says nerrepout aibires-eu m
1 C lll.li " ........... -j , - . ,
that "repudiation was n term th.tt on 'h.
never to be- used; mat me ni
could pay Jiia debts and refused to pay
them W43 a scoundrel; and that, wlu.
repudiation was a crime, bancrupiey iu
a misfortune from which nations weren
more exempt than individuals. 1'ierre-
pont entered into no argument m .-
of his proposition to repudiate the who!
debt, beyond the nssertion that it woa.l
be popular, anu mat me uum m "
distant when parties would divide upsa
this issue. Tho Cbrir adds
a a .i iiita anmn 1'ierrenont. in a
AUU vn . n.J . - lf . - ,
letter paraded in all the Radical journiiij.
protends tnat ne cannot ioiu iu,
nation'ii faith violated, its debt repudiate!.
its name dishonored, its proper j
-i i n,oh.,r the rebuff he r.
ccived from Governor Njymour, en t!io
ll.,.1ul in U nt the bottom ci
UCC191I1 wi"''. -
his hostility, or whether ne is simpiy n
ting in the employ of thebondhokliu in
. innt llm L'nvernuient cur-
LCl ITS . 1 1 li il. i. ii- O
.ml nnwileniand lTOia. is "J, un-
, c iii., n". -- ;
li rroitU lie interesting b Know,
noii.ii.!. - .. i . .
however, when he ceased to ba aa iU.
cateof repudiation and beeame .i iHipiw.-
. r . ....i:.. Ihnt nninOKSH til ad I a
least one-third to the National debt
AJttlUCA CI.O.VlJir.S IS K.1.1U
A letter from I'aranagun, July l' ta
the rft Lcnis Eepaphcan, says
I am disposed to think that our coun
trymcn who have settled in tl.c proving
of St. I'aulo, about Campinas and
lljrbara, have mode mc ocst pra.iai
location for farming purposes in the em -pire
They are on tho table lands, awav
from the malaria and the liiWio of the
coast, in the vicinity oi a grein. .
and where they can and do farm all tn j
productions of Krazil, to advonttge. rhotr
worst pest is the ant or formiga, which
they have learned toponm with n littlo
cvanuretofpotosh, whieh not onlv kills
J. .. t. r. !... nil the other fiirmirl
alltnalioucu it, uu. " -
that attempt to remove them a wonder
ful exterminator. There are now in thai
vicinity somo two or three numireu jria
Amerioans, who are generally doinWv-J
nnd well satisfied . and there is a n.-on
of a hundred miles square, pernapa, t-i
the same cljmate and soil, eapabls :
makin" an extensive and rich settlement
Dr. Jose ttooper t.einnarui. wno taiu .
.i:', n l ,i naturnKst in the eult.I v a!
tills tuuii";i- -
the LVitod States Government, more tha-i
twenty years ago, and wno m marnoii ai i
enjoying a large medical practke in Cim-
ciguij-inu i"'vi,, . - " . freuuentiy wniea me ouooni-
poled to throw out some Democratic pre. Pi;,"utth2 pMKrei of our i.ami-
cincts, sufficient to defeat Ke.d. Ihe- ""S Land t- .r tr. r -
south precinct of Uichmand woulddo this, g an nto m ,
more, for they are imprnveu a.
ii... i .n .ic u finii in ino iuiiih i;i
irjiiii. " . . .
' .olAn Tvna mails bV JUiimi
Illlll IMU..U,. , . ,
.i i. i.ln KJmroil Johnson, bis al-
tnruiiii n . '
" ... ih.j ilnmninif outra'ie.
torney, m uiu. .
Apparent causes wero easily found, and
It , i -i i : vmlntinn Ot
the lioara oi inspec-tiii, ... r
,ii i n nnarer or anthontv. eitoer
civon or shown in the registry law or the
general election act, refused to receive
ilieBOUth poll of Richmond, although it
f.r.. Kii nlrl nnd original VOtin!?
camu nnui - - , ... "
place of the township, by which, act
eleven hnndred voters of the precinct
.iraf.nnhwoil ths vntu of the peo
were uuunuuuw , -- - .
i. .r.u. ,i:,i-.:t iinntroil. defeating the
P1B Ol UIO unnm. w.. -
I i- . , -' 1 n'.r.n tn l H T I till L
conuiuuui " .in... -i - c
-i .nnoltri. llm nertincate OI
UUllUIl Uliunt , - ,
l.i niiimni ttnilnr the traudu
. 1..I I ll.A unit in liin,
lent eiecnuu, T .
gress which rightfuily belongs to Judge
wiuMiiest and most enterprisin. t.
. . l
the iativo population a jieopie - i t i.
tocratie that they will pay a dubt a
c..nb of reis a thousand milreis..'! -
they would feel instiKed at being i
to pay ten milreis. Among them t
ii. oU bravado enstom tbA . a
iiunoii, or hired bully of the Ti. h rat
who, like hia shadow, follows him a:l
chastises his enemies, ii neeessarr, tait
ingoff ' a dangerous rival, by knil.' or, :a
tho assiusination beinit; valued at h -e-five
hundred milrt.K and perhapa t'.
assassin Hie oapanga atterwarus
appeatiog witn nia pay, ih -of
tho dark deed is Ut to tU -ult-.f.

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