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"GoujitloMi n Nov7 York yesterday
fc Tbsnesske Bonds dosed in New York
- Hktsi evening at -TO for; the old issue ami
. Korthenew' '.
CoTTOjriain moderate request in New'
YwktlOlc .Tor middling.
J,: "InSpired ,by laa pfrdon of Paymaster
- -Hodge, the friends of other defaulters arc
f 'M&ctively working in their -OeBalD As Grant
"tffeels now that, in thtt flush of Victory, ha
can do as he lease3 with impunity, the
" Country Js threatened with a general jail do-
. -iUveiy fj'f tbis class of criminals.
'iJ-nK grand scheme lor the "Americanize
"lion", of Japan teems to have fallen under
such management that its present condition
ls of thb seediest description. Late advices
from japan "indicate the total failure of Sir.
-Hdraca C&pron, Mr. Gsorgo B. Williams
aad'others, kindly selected by .the VTash
CHinztun Administration, to accomplish th
work for which they were employed by the
-Japanese Government. '
A cbdstt old fellow who thinks women
a re cxpensirp as well as pretty, has discov
jered that from the middle of 18G2 to the
4Paris the sum of 5260,000,000; and that this
amount was forwardedin gold, on account
cf jewelry, laces, silks; gloves, crapes, mer
inos, hats, human hair and miscellaneous
"t toilet articles. Ona of the "dears" suggests
that he now apply his talents to the ascer
Uiuiiighormuch the United States paid
Haraa? dyring tha same period for cigars
" alO'..'fl. A rpttv fair" hit. -
The internal revenue service, is a costly
-department tF the Federal government.
Thero sre two hundred and thirty Aescs
aors in Commission, whosa yoarly Eilaries
.average $5,000 each, making salaries f As
sessors alone $1,150,000. Beyond this there
;are 'hirteen hundred Assistant Assessors,
j ' Sat $5 a day each, making a toal ot Sl,930,
OOO in a year of S00 working days. In
order to reduce a portion of these expenses
AheSommissioner of Internal Revenue has
prepared a bill which abolishes at the be
4ginning of Ihe coming year the offices of
c Assessor and Assistant Assessor of Iuternal
- (Revenue, requiring' their work to be done
ibytUiQtttevenue Bureau clerks. The office
' -of Assessor is held to to no longer neces-
Ix their haste to rebuild the burnt dis-
;trict of their city, the people of Chicago
appear to have already forgotten the severe
lesson of a year ag-j. The Chicago Tribune
isajs the number of wooden buildings in
' 'that'eity is greater than before the great
.flits tiat ninety per cent, of the iron, brtik
and stone buildings, so called, are really
rrooden, with a mere shell of brick or stone;
nhat the Fire Depailment, though larger, is
satill wholly inadequate; the police force is
'small and incapable of protecting the city;
and the water supply has not been increas-
' -ed. This is, by no means, a rose colored
'view of the condition of Chicago, especially
in view of the fact that Its sad experience a
'twelvemonth ago, should have produced far
differer.',, results.
The death of Mr. Greeley presents a new
inestion to the Democratic electors who
vwere elected in the late Presidential elec
tion. For whom thall they vote for Presi
dent? Although tii3 vote under the cir
cumstances is only complimentary, there
should bo uni-.y of action. The question
wa3 freely discussed yesterday by promi
nent Democrats of the city and those who
har,pned to be in the city. So far as we
';ouldle8rn,the sentiment was unanimously
in faTor of Hon. Thomas A. Hendricks, of
IrraicHa, who was recently elected Govern
or of that State. It was .thought that the
hhrii esteem in which he is held by the
Democracy of tho Union, coupled with his
recent brilliant and successful race in his
town State, entitled him to the compliment.
2t cMild be paid to no truer patriot or abler
statesman. The vote for Vice P-residem
wm of course be cast for Gov. B. Gratz
A recent isiiie of the New York Lulle
. tin contains an articb on railroad expan
sion, which fumiobes some interesting fig
ures, which are worthy of the thoughtful
attention of the paople. '-It says: "Since
r' ISflO the mileage of our railroads has in
cioased from 30,800 to 53,400 miles. Esti
mating the cost cf this 10,600 miles increase
of .road at $25,000 per mile, it would ap
pear that, within five years, wo have ex
pendjd cn th?so roads about $415,000,000,
or at the rate of $S3,000,000 per annum.
Part of the means for constructing these
roada was derived from abroad; but perhaps
. the belter half was .borrowed at home.
Even $15,000,000 per annum contrib
uted to these works seems a large amount
to be taken out of our annnal accumula
te; s of wealth, and yet, if Mr. David A.
Wills is correct in estimating $540,000,000
as the measure of our annual accnmula-
' tioa of wealth, these railroad investments
- have taken up only some 8 pr cent of our
, yearly savings. In judging whether build
ing of now roads has been overdone, sev
eral matters need to bo tsken luto-account.
In the first place, during the war the con
struction of new lines was almost suspend
ed, the whole length built irom 1S60 to
1801 being only 3,273 mile?, although, dur-,
ing that period, tbero was an increase of'
tho requirements for new roade. In the next
piaee, experience the world over sLows
that it has been only within the last
.. decade that the importance of railroads to
commerce baa been fully appreciated; and
as a-i evidence of this assertion, we may
cite tlis fact tint throughout Europs thero
lias teen since 1SC0 an increase in the
mileage of railroads, immensely exceeding
the progress of population" or the actual
gro.vth of production. To cite the case of
Grc-at Britain, wa Gad that, while popula
tion tbers has been comparatively stationa
ry, th! mileage of railroads has risen from
.10,092 in January, 1S50, to 15,145 in Jan
(uary, 1870, an increase of over 50 pjr
cent.; ana tuls lias occurred in a country
netork of railroads. What the increase
has been on tho continent of Europe may
' bo en from the following comparison of
jnttes-bf, road:
5,7 IB
Total, Mx Suites. 13,316 f$
increase iitcibt years...... . -.,oo-
We Urns fii:d that in tlie s'x leading
Sta'rsof the continent there was an in-
cri.c of about 110 percent, in the milg8
f of tU railroat's within the first eight jears
" of pit litiideca-ia, or at the rate of 1SS jt
CCS", for the wh'de decade." r
. 6,S79
.. 5,781
.. 1W7
. 3,961
. 1,183
.. l.'.SJ
Washington-, tfov. 30 The President
receive I a largn number of visitors to day
principilly members of Congress, . among
T?hcto wero Senators Morton aud Wibon.
" t A CbelteJFis!ii?aty. .
The rccepAon given by Secretary and
Mrs. Fish to the diplomatic corps last even
ing, was attended"by tho members of the
various legations almtwt en masso, together
with the members of tile Cabinet, Justices
of the Supremo Court, Gov. Cooks, and
numerous others of the choicest Washing
ton society.
Tlio Elsht Clonr I.avr.
A committee of brick-layers from Jf ew
York to-day waited on the President to se
cure the enforcement of the eight hour law
at'Fort Warren. They were referred tb
the,Secretary of War, who said the law
should bo enforced on all the military
works. -
Onr Kntlonnl Printing Bill.
The annual report of Clspp, Congres
sional Printer, shows the actual disburse
ments for tho year ending Sept. 30. 1,802,
343,119,284 pages of documentary compo
sition completed 720,900 volumes of .that
class of work, many of which exceeded a
thousand pages each. The increase of
printing and binding the past year is about
15 per cent. An appropriation for tho
erection of an additional wing to tha build
ing Is asliedi - - -
The Bepcrt of the Commissioner of In
ternal Revenue shows that or $340,700,306
returned on incomes prior to June 80,1872,
exclusive of the eoecial income tax of. 1SC4.
tha sum of $200,700,088 Tvas paia'by indi
viduals; Si'J,04b,403 were withheld iroia
dividends and additions to surplus of banks;
?5i6S0,392 from dividends of insurance
companies; $20,955103 from dividends of
railroad companies; $9,852,202 f.om inter
est on bonda of railroad companies; $13,
772,002 from salaries of United States offi
cers and. employes.
Onr Whislty ana Tobacco Bills.
The receipts from spirits of all kinds dur
ing the year ending" with Juno last were
$49,475,510, there being 8,649 distilleries.
The tax receivedon fermen ed liquorj at
one dollar a barrel was $7,280,099.07.
The total products of manufactured to
bacco was 107,260,855 pounds. The num
ber of cigars, cheroots, etc., on which taxes
were cslleded was 1,527,705,972. Total
receipts $33,736,170.
JFrozo Up.
' sThe Chesapeake acdOhio canal is frozen.
Ice formed "on the Potomac which will
probable be closed to-night. ,
Vice President Colfax is among the con
gressional arrivals to-night.
Double Trouble in Alabama.
The State -Houso Bristling with
. , Bayonets.
Tho Conservatives Appeal to Grant.
. All about a Senalorshlp.
Montgomery, Ala., Nov. SO This
morning a detachment of the Seventh Cav
alry bivouacked near the cipitol grounds.
Intense excitenieut prevails, but on its be
ing learned that the troops were intended
for a mere posso comitalus, the excitement
The Legislature at the Capitcl passed a
bi'l and sent it to Gov. Lewis, but he re
fused to receive it. A joint resolution wa'3
passed appointing a committee to commu
nicate tht- facts bvtelcgiaph to the Govern
ment at Washington, and gppoir.iing a del
egate to presDt the case to the President.
1'he Leg iblature txprtss great confidence
that tbe Pi eildent w ill sustain them.
In auswei to a Cf mmunicatiou of the
Capit I Legislature jtsttrday, Gov. Lewi.
replKidUtax two bodies claim his recogni
tion; that tbe members of the other re
ceived a insj 'rity of the votes cst; that he
could not ncognize tbe Cspitol Legislature,
because if persona whom ha said did Jnot
receive a inai jrity were excluded, the body
would be without a quorum.
The Courthouse body has been in secret
lire Seualoti.-il Halk lu Hurt a Caro
tins. Raleigh, Nov. 30 The vote upon the
-'entorial quesiion in the Legislature
caused continued excitement to-day. The
first ballot to-day was almost Ui3 sama as
vesterdsy. Oa the second ballot Yauce re
ceived 72, Merrimon 31 and Poole 53. The
Republicans voting for Merrimon are in
cr. asinT.
PmLADKLrrjiA, Nov. 30. The officials
recently elected as3ume their positions'
Gen. Bingham relinquishes his position oi
Postmaster to-Light.
First Bay of New Orleans Races.
Village Blacksmith. Gallic M'ataon
nud IZoIIj uooil Wiuucrs.
New Oeleaxs, Nov. 30 Fall meering
of tho Louisiana Jockey Club, first day
clt-ar and cold; track in good condition; at
tendance very small, owins to the limited
means of con veyauca. Oalyhalf a dozen
private teams were out. Nearly all the
horses in the city are laid up with tho mala
dy. First race hurdle rarw, two miles; club
purse $000; won by Villpge Blacksmith,
beating Blind Tom and Belrfoma. Time
4:03. Pi'Hiam fell at the sixth hurdle, Tom
led to the homo stretch, where ha was over
hauled by Bi&cksmith. Blind Tom was the
favo'ite against the fiVld.
Second race, sweepstakes, 2 year olds
carrying 3 year olds weights; $50 entrance,
pay or play; $700 added; 1 mite. There
were ten emries; six started. Won by Cot
trill's Sallie Watson, beutiug Vandalia, Ed
win Adams, Sunrise, SaMe Keller and Bon
nebals ch g same order. Time, 1:47.
At tbe start Sallic Waieon took tho le?.a,
the others well bunched except Vandal 13,
who was several lengths behind. From the
first quart T she graUHy went to tho front
and wasonlj baaten half a neck.
Third race two mile heats, all ages;
club purse $1,200.
Hollywood .1 1
Frogtown ...2 2
Annio Bush 2 3
Nick Baker, Regulator and Sir Rufus dis
tanced. First heat Sir Rufus refused to go; Nick
Baker lead to tbe home stretch, Annie Bush
second, when Hollywood and Frogtown
came to tbe front, Hollywood winning by
a i.eck, Annie Bush a good third.
Second heat Fregtovn lead, Annlo sec
ond, Hollywood trailing until entering the
home stte'.cb, when he took the lead, win
ning by baif a neck. Time 3:3&5 3:40.
Coftre t's entry was the favorite against
the fli'ld in tbe sec-nd lace, lu the'third
race Frogtown v-as the favorite, selling in
the pools fjr $200, Hollywood $1S0, Annie
Bush $110, the Ikld $iu.
Tuesdays tie second day, and the races
wiil continue during the v;eek.
IVlfb SSO Unles or Cotton.
Memphis. N.tv. 30 JJie tteamcr Little
Rock, Iroiu Little Rock lor Memphis, with
380 lutes of cotton, sti' k near KtmbrouglTs
Undine about sixty miles below Pine Ulufl
yes!"diy. She ires wi u her bow in six
ttei wate-r Mid her s'ern in eighteen feet,
and ii is tin u;bt cannot be raised. She
itelongfii to tbe Memphis and Arkansas
Rtver Packet Company, nnd was valued at
$'5,000 Insured tu Si Louis offices for
$10 0'M. Tbe cotton was insured here and
in New Orleans, and will be saved.
Ttrrd of n Monopoly.
Lodisville, Now 30 This city to-uay
voted in f.ivor of loaning City bouds to the
amount' of a million dollars- to the Eliza
batblown and Paducau Railroad Company,
to enable that company to build au inde
pendent tine into tbe city. Tue road now
ends nt ElizabeMitowu, a point on the L. &
N. R. Km 45 miles frem the ciiy. Th vote
wasjezifljl but the loan was carried two t
The fi'ail. Story of His Illness.
Tributes to Departed Worth.
Funeral to Take Place Tuesday
" Sits" Last Day oa EartUi
New Yoek,Nov. 30. The accounts pub
lished of Mr. Greeley's last momonts rep
resent him to have been conscious during
the day. As usual in cases of inflamma
tion of the brain, bis physical suffering was
extremely slight, but the increased, and
morbid action of tho mlna was evident
from exterior manifestations. At half past
five an old family friend known as Auntie
Lawson entered and approached his bed.
Mr. Greeley, then roused by a friend ask
ing, "Do ycu know who this is?" he feebly
said "Yes," sketched up his hand in greet
ing, then relapsed into his reverie. Later
he was asked, "Do you know that you are
dying?" and in the same manner, without
tremor or einotion, he answered "Yes."
Again whsn nsked if he recognized
Mr. Reid, he looked up with imme
diate recognition, lifting his hand, gs&sped
Mr. Reld's and feebly eaid distinctly
"yes." When asked if he wa in pain, he
laid his hand upon his breast, bnt without
otherwise replying and returned to his
semi unconscious state, lying now with
closed eyes and hands, sometimes twitching
nervously, but generally still. At half past
six he stirred uneasily and began to mutter
indistinctly something which friends around
him could not catch; His daughter Ida,
Mr. and Mrs. Stewart, Mr. Carpenter, Dr.
Choata and Auntie Lawson were all in the
room, around to hear the last words. Mr.
Greeley indistinctly murmured for a while
and at last feebly said "It is done."
There was no evidence cf pain in the
last moments; tha face hardly changed,
only settling a little into a look of perfect
peace. Dr. Choate was by the bedside, and
putting his hand to Mr. Greeley's heart)
said, lH.9 is gone." The rem&ins were
(teessed and laid, to await removal, in the
parlor, while a few friends remained to
watch through the night beside him. His
remains will lie at Mr. Choates' house to-day
and to-morrow night they will probably ba
brought to this city. The present intension
is to bury Lim from Dr. Chapln's church
Tuesday, but the programme may bo
changed to suit the desires of such public
bodies as propose to take part in the cere
mony. During tbe day crowds gathered at the
Tribune office ibquiring for the latest news.
Mr. Sinclair at thre9 received a dispatch
announcing tho alarming, condition of the
deceased, and an hour afterwards .one read
ing, "Come immediately or all will be
'over." He then started for Pleasantville,
but did not give to the public the nsws he
had leceived. The crowd romVtned until
eight, when the news of Mr. Greeley's death
camo. ,
- Throughout the dty last night the snb
jeel was the talk a" ha hotels and clubs.
Regret was everywhere expressed. The
Union League whl take appropriate action
to-day, as "will also the Lincoln Club, and
other clubs and associations of which Mr.
Greeley was a member. The flags la the
city are displayed at half mast.
The World editorially pays a high tribute
to Mr. Greeley, and says, that though an
unsparing controversalist, he bore no mal
ice, even in the heat of political conten
tion. Tho Ptotrrcss of HlsIIlp.csw.
In an account narrating at length the
closing days of tho late Mr. Greeley, he is
said during his western tour to have never
slept over four hours at a time. Through
the day he would often doze in the car and
catch snatchss of sleep. Upon his return
to New York his wife was found to be rap
idly failing, and It was white passing sleep
less nights at her bedside that he first began
to show signs of great mental depression.
Cn one occasion while the opposition press
was criticizing his Pittsbu-g speech,
he said, "If they make the issue
that I'm the Recel candidate, I'm bound to
bo defeated." This consideration seemed to
weigh on his mjnd. Often when he sup
posed he was alone, he would pat his hands
to his head and cry out ' Ob," as though
suffering intense pain. At length when his
wife died he began to sbow manifestations
of great grief and it was then he is said to
have shown the first positive evidences of
mental derangement. The November elec
tion stemingly did not interest him. His
defeat did not seem to Emprise him. He
deceived his frl-nds by receiving the news
with perfect indiflarence.
511s I-r.?t Labors.
On Nov. 8, one day af.er the printing of lils
famous card, an editorial article appealed
in the 1'ribuiie, headed "Conclusions." It
was simply a summing up of the result of
the elections, in Greeley's old stylo. This
was his last professional eifort. About
this time lie revised live articles which he
had carefully prepared for au encyclopedia.
They ara entitled Abolition; Agriculture;
Anti-ma;onry; Caucus; Confederacy,
Southern the latter baiug his history cf the
American conflict condensed. Oao day
late, while in conversation with a friend, he
became visibly alTected and said, touching
a remark as to his candicdature, I do't
care for politics and wouldn't go on the
cars to Washington to get the commission
as President. What I do feel is the loss of
my wife who has been my companion near
ly forty years. I have watched by her bed
side night and day. Now I am completely
worn out, prostrated from anxiety and want
of sleep."
Hi Political Views.
On Nov. 15, Mr. Greeley was at his
home in Chappaqua, and a prominent Lib
eral Republican from Connecticut visited
hira, and found him in very broken health.
Conversation was had as to the campaign,
air. Greeley manifested much unconcern
on the subject, and to the inquiry whethar
under tbe circumstanc2s it would be bet
ter for the Liberal Republican Committees
to take steps at once toward the mainte
nance and consolidation of their organi
zation or remain quiet and await the turn
of events. Ha very piomptly replied:
"Better keep quiet," but beyoud this there
was nothing to indicate that he felt any In
terest in current even'.s.
About this time ho seemed restless and
haggard in appearance. His family physi
cian" recognized ttio caso as a serious one
and at once resorted to the moat energetic
treatment. At lirst it seemed as though the
malad would yield. Medical treatment
however proved inefficient. On Nov. 20th
it was decided to remove him to the resi
dence of Dr. Choate near Pleasantville.
His removal presented a very affecting
tcjne, aud those who witueised It shed
tears. Thenceforward the developments of
his disease gradually continued.
Ho is said to have died a much poorer
man than Le was popularly thought to be.
'.fiie A'aJSon ?!onrnK.
Almost the entire city mourns the death
of Mr. Ureelty. On the public buildings,
hotel -, newspaper effices, and many private
resldenc -s and oa chipping, flags are dis
played at half mast. Tho feeling of grief
is not confined to the personal friends of tbe
deceased. A prominent Republican in
Park Row was the fir&t to hang out a flag
appropriately draped with the inscription
"Horace Greeley It is done: the nation
It seems that the funeral will take placo
Tuesday from Dr. CLapiu's Church, but
the arrangements cro not yet announced.
BolIi branches of tho Common Council
aio to n.eet MoLday to take appropriate
action. The Stock and Proauce Exchanges,
aud also the Chamber of Commeico pass
appropriate resolutions Monuaj. It is ex
pected there will bo a grand demonstration
of mourning on the part of the civic bodies
of the city on tho day of the funeral.
The Liberal Club of this city, of which
Mr. Greeley wss President, met this even
ing and passed resolutions expressive of re
gret at his death, which is characterized as
a loss not only to this country but to the
whole world. The Herald Club and the
Tv pographical Society also passed resolu
tions of condolence.
Memphis, Nov. 30. The news of Mr.
Greeley's death was received with universal
regret. Tho morning p2psrs contain bio
graphical and eulogistic articles on the great
Chicago, Nov. 30, The news of the
death of Mr.. Greeley was received by the
public generally with profound sorrow.
Tbe expressions of regret and sympathy are
universal. All tbe papers this morning con
tain eulogistic notices. j
St. Louis, Nov. 30 All tho papers this
morning have editorials on the death of
Horace Greeley, and all accord him high
praise as a man and editor. The City
Council last night passed a resolution 01 re
spect to the memory of tho deceased states
man and journalist, and requested Mayor
Brown to convoy to the familv jpf he de
i'ne deep sympathy of The citizens of
St. Louis In their affliction.
Topeka, b., Nov, 30. In the United
States . Circuit Court this morning Hon.
MarK W. Delabay moved the appointment
of a committce.to take suitable action rela
tive to the death of Hon. Horace Greeley.
Appropriate lesoluUons were oflered ex
pressive of the gratitude of the people of
Kansas to Mr. Greelsy for Ins cervices to
this State and to the nation. Hon. J. F.
Dillen, the presiding Justice, made a faw
impressive remarks in which he alluded to
Mr. Greeley as one of tho noblest ot Ame
rican citizens. Tho resolutions were to be
posted upon the journal of the court..
Chronic Claims. '
New Yoiik, Nov. SO. A meeting was
held to-day of parties interested in the
French spoliation clalm3 and resolutions
were adopted to memorlaliza Congress for
the payment ol the claims.
3iiy Gould's Corner.'
The Financial Chronicle intimates .that
in various cities of the interior there arJ
numbers who. have been compromised bj
tho.Nprlhwestcrji Comerwhosajj issiijiro
yet to be made publics
Flro nt WalIaok?3.
A fire occurred in Wallack's Theatre last
night which at one time1-threatened to be
very serious. 5
The 15 a rued Mfssoarl.
David North, of Roundout, N. Y., one
cf tho four survivors of the Missouri who
have arrived here-, narrates a very harrow
ing story. Whi:o floating about at sea in
the open boat he and his companions had
to lock their legs under the seats and clasp
arms to keep, from being washed overboard
by the heavy seas, 'x'hsy were without
food many days. Tho boilerman, Mark
Anthony, went crazy tbe first day. ' Wm.
Kerr, the barber, afterwards died, and
Shea, a porter, jumped overboard. From
that tiuie the boat wa3 surrounded by a
school of sharks. Thos. Egan, one of the
five left on the morning of tbe fourth day,
while describing a splendid entertainment
which he once attended suddenly fell and
died. He was thrown overboard and im
mediately grabbed by the 6harks. By al
most a miracle" the remaining four reached
land. A floating bottle of whisky which
was found saved North's life.
JLenthcr stlfFenlng.
At a meeting of the leather belting man
ufacturers. Gov. Jewell, of Connecticut,
presiding, a resolution wa3 adopted ad
vancing th9 price of billing 10 per cent.
Sblpyluff interest'.
It is stated that an amendment wilt be
propased as soon as Congress meets, to
change the tariff act of last winter so tlat
tbe drawback on material for ship-building
shall apply to all materials instead cf a few,
and also extending from two to four months
in tbe year the privilege of coasting trade
to foreign vessels.
Theincreaso of American tonnage In tho
China trade in 1871 was 3,870,043 tons.
The various Atlantic steamship compa
nies have agreed to carry steerage pas eu
gers between New York and Liverpool for
$30 per head. The National line's rato is
St. Louis, Nov. 30. Lieut. Fred Grant
is here en route for his regiment at Fort
Griffin, Texas.
Currying Aboat Temptations io
Crime. i
In view of the numerdus shooting and
cutting afl'rays of late, Chief Police Mc
Donough has issued strict ordera to the po.
lice to arrest all persons known to bo In the
habit of carrying conceated weapons, and
exercise a viailant survei!arice"dver tioteA
suspected of doing so. It Is the purpose of
Chief McDonough to vigorously enforce the
ordinance against concealed weapons and
entirely break up the practice If possible.
Important Htanip halt.
A suit was decided in the United Sta'es
District Court at Jefferson City yesterday
which affects nearly til the railroads in the
State. It appears that the bonds issued by
many counties to railroads havo not been
stampad according to law, and the United
States brought suit to enforce the penalty.
Tho suits against Jackson and Buchanan
-counties were made test cases. The de
fendants demurred on the ground that as
public corporations the counties wero not
chargeable with intent to evane the law,
and wera thercfora not propjr parties to a
proceeding of this kind, ihe demurrer
was sus:ained by Judge Krekel and the suits
were dismissed.
Local Item.
Chicago. Nov. SO. It has transpired
that a heavy burglary was committed some
timo during Wednesday or Thursday night,
at the paper warehouse of Jacob Felsen
thal, on Des Plaiues street. A safe which
was supposed to be burglar proof was
opened with powder, and the contents,
tfcree thousand dollars in money and $5,000
in bonds were taken. No cluo to perpetra
tors. A horrible discovery was made last even
ing at 020 West Sailor street, the dead body
of Patrick Dougheny, a tailor, who occupied
rooms there, being found nearly naked and
nulilatcd by rats. Investigation showed
that the man, who lived alone, died from
natural causes.
George Driver the brute who shot I1I3
wife yesterday, was arrested last night. Mrs.
Driver it is now thought will recover.
The police this eveuiug raided 20 gam
bling houses and arresUid one hundred in
mates who have been locked up.
Its SInrcli to tho Gall".
Mostgojieky, Ala., Nov. 30. The
horse disease is here.
New Ojileaks, Nov. 30. It wascold
last night, and there wero several fatal,cases
of epizootic Nearly all tho street cars aro
discontinued, damaging business on Canal
street. -The Theatres are slimly attended.
Galtestox, Nov. 30. The epizootic is
here, and will doubtless interfere with tho
movement of cotton and other merchandise.
Cincinnati Clearing.
Cincixwati, Nov. 30. Tho effects of
the horse malady arc rapidly disappearing.
The Fire Department horses will all proba
bly be fit for uso next week. The street
cleaning department will have nearly its
whole force out Monday. Two hundred
and forty-four horses have died thus far.
Memphis, Nov. 30, The epizootic is
steadily abating, notwithstanding the cold
PInced on tho ludes Expurgatorlus.
Rev. Sam. Watson, having been found
guilty of writing a heretical book entitlei,
"The clock struck one," by r the Memphis
Conference of the Melholist Church, the
said book beiug a defense of spiritualism,
aud containing numerous letters purport
ing to ba fiom former residents of ttm city
long sincdeceased Dr. Watson made a
full apology, aud agreed to .withdraw the
book from sale as far as possible.
Prairies on Fire.
Destructive fixes raged throughout the
past week in the prairies adjacent to De
vall's Bluff, Arkansas, uoing great damage,
but wpre extinguished ' by rain the first of
this week.
Tho l'ork Prod act.
Cincinnati, Nov.'SO. The whole num
ber of hogs laughtcn. d this month in Cin
cinnati is"140,00u: " '
"Jell Bnrncd'.
, Homer, La.,' Nov. 30. The j ;il was
burne'd'last night. It. wasijired by " negro
prisoner. . ' '
Another Crisis in French Assembly.
A Yoie' Direct against Thidrii.
Can Reaction be Longer Postponed i
A Uaagcroas SaneJay.
Paris, Nov. 30. In the Assembly this
afternoon before the minutes of the pre
vious sitting were ratified, Barogrou, a
Conservative Deputy, protested against tho
vote bf yesterday on the resolution of Min
ister Defauro being recorded, becausa seve
ral of the Deputies were absent. Ho did
not-belleve tho result was a fair expie3s!on
with tbe Assembly.
M. Batbio said he considered that the
vot8 eloquently demonstrated on which
side a conservative policy could be found.
This remark gave rise to g-eat excite
ment. Many deputies protested against the
language of Balbie. Recriminations passed
backward and forward between the oppos
ing parties.
A deputy from Paris questioned the Gov
ernment in relation to encouraging tho ad
dresses sent Thiers by municipal council?
during the present controversy. Ha ac
cused the Government of conniving at and
inciting them,
LeFranc, Jluiisler 0f the Interior, warm
ly defended the Government in receiving
the addresses, and announced that he ac
cepted the principle of m'nisterial responsi
bility. . - . . .
Tho Bgltatlon-at this point beCimO -vary
great. Duval made n violent attack on tbe
Government, and henceforth neither Or
leanfsts, Bonapartlsts, or Legitimists wi.1
exist, bnt all parties will unite to arrest the
descent of tbe country. He continued sit
length in a violent strain aud concluded by
moving a resolve declaring that the inuui--clpal
councils had violated the laws of the
country; that La Frane in receiving the ad
dresses for the President has elso failed to
observe them.
Amid much excitement the assembly
proceeded to vote on the motion. It was
cpprovedliy 305 yeas against 209 nays.
Tho result caused a great sensation and the
sitting was Immediately brought to a close.
Throughout the entire debate party feol
ing was ir,flamed to its highest pitch. The
gloomiest Impressions prevail tbi3 evening
in Paris. It is believed that it will be im
possible ibr Thiers to govern the country
under present circumstances. Tho Mon
archists declare that thej will oppose Thiers
to the bitter 6nd, unless he disowns all re
sponsibility for the course of Gambetta.
Paris, Nov. 30,10 p. it. It is announced
this evening that LeFranc has tendered his
resignation to the President, 'ihe Ministers
are now closeted wiih Thiers.
Mow Prussia Buck Tbletft.
Berlin, Nov. 30 Tbe German Govern
ment authorizes au emphatic contradiction
of the report telegraphed from Parts to
the London Telegraph that Gan. Min
tevffel, commander cf the German torces
in Franco was ordered to concentrate hi3
forces in case of certain cinting-jucios.
Germany's Hope.
The health of the Crown Prince Im
proves daily, but dyspepsia retards com
plete recovery.
Madrid, Nov. 30. In a fight in Murcla
thirty-three insurgents were klded. In
Malaga twenty-three were left dead on
the field. Forty persons have been arrest
ed for complicity in a rising afBejar.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 80. A dispatch
from Khiva reports that the cholera is rag
ing in that city.
Tbe Great American Fla? Planntor.
London, Nov. 80. Bates reached Guild
hall at 1:30 and was enthusiastically re
ceived. Thd pedestrian made an appropri
ate address.
Perils or n Cuban Kcporter.
New York, Nov. 30. The Herald's
correspondent in a special -from .Capo Hay
tien says that he was warned by Gen. RI
quellno that ho was in danger of assassina
tion by sympathizers with tho Insurgents.
He subsequently applied for his passport
and left for hime.
Condensed Tclcgrntua.
Mora Indian murders in Arizona.
An alleged lineal descendent of tbe Arch
bishop of Canterbury is indicted for biga
my at Poughkeepsle, N. Y.
Phelps Dale, a well known professor o f
music, was burned to death ia Uoston yes
terday morning.
Boston reports 53 deaths from smallpox
during the past week in a total of 176.
Judge Selah B. Strong, o. the New York
Supreme Court, tiled on Long Island yes
terdav, at the age of 81.
A Brooklyn fire yesterday consumed a
$65,000 spice mill.
The charge for towage of the disabled
Arizona, which came into San Francisco 10
days over due, is $00,000, snd the Pacific
Mail Company want to charge shippers
with the amount.
A scoundrel has been jailed at Hartford,
Conn., for obstructing a railroad track.
They are trying to burn out the epizootic
up North. Philadelphia reports twelve
horses burned in a stable; Boston also 're
ports twelve, and Troy, N. Y., eleven.
The Memory of Jleade.
GETTT6BUBO, Pa., Dec.80. The battle
field Memorial Association yesterday deter
mined to erect a memorial column statue
in honor of Gen. Meade. An executive
committee, consisting of President Grant
and a number of generals, wa? selected to
have charge or the raising of a fund of
$100,000. Tho co-operation bf the gov
ernors, legislatures and other bodies which
furnished forces to the Army of the Po
tomac, tho Union Headquarters Associa
tions of Pennsylvania, and the reserves of
the Grand Army of tho Potomac, are also
to be asked.
German Itelonncd.
Cincinnati, Nov. 30. At the morning
session of the General Synod of the Re
formed Church of the United States, a re
solution was adopted with reference to tho
Germantown, Pa., church property, author
izing and instructing the Philadelphia
classes to institute legal measures for the
recovery of the Market Square Reformed
Church, and authorizing the Treasurer to
furnish the necessary means. This evening
a committee was appointed on the question
of union with the Reformed Dutch Church.
Fort Wajne, Ind., was selected as the place
for holding the next session in 1875.
Coal OH.
New Orleans, Nov. 30. Twenty small
houses between Jackson, Phlllipe, Annun
ciation, Laurel aud Chippewa streets wero
burned to-night. Loss forty thousand dol
dars. Half insured in home companies.
Cause, coal oil explosion.
A Boy Burned to Death. -Sandwich,
Mass., Nov. 30. The store
of Postmaster Howland, at West BarnsU
ble, Including the postal matter, was totally
burned this morning. Howland's son was
burned to a crisp.
Rotten ItooC
Loston, Nov. 30. -The roof of the now
gas building at Cambridge port fell through
yesterday aud slightly injured two meu.
The damage to the building is $15,000.
Miss Sarah Sawyer, a Quaker lady,
died recently at Newbury, M33ac!jusetis,
in hpr flsth vpar. the oldes', nerson in town.
She left a good estate, in the main the ac
cumulation 01 ner own inuusiry auu pru
dence. On the inventory of bar personal
properly were ona hundred sheets, om
hundred chemises, one hundred pairs of
hose, oue hundred gloves, with pillow
cases, towels; napkins, etc., to match, all of
which she spun, wove and made with nor
own hands. Some of this immense stock
has been in tho house for seventy years.
WnAT is the matter? Not men only,
but horses, cattle, swine, (leer, domes-jc
fowls, etc., are being attacked with all 60rts
of strange diseases. The deer, hares ana
pheasants are djing by hundreds near Batb,
Eagland,and p jsUmorLem examtailions de
velop the fact that the li?era of the dead
iiLoir ra full ff vrnrms. and that the
unu m.v " 1 .
deaths of the phsasanU too are owing to
. u - tlN Sn'lttAlit Knrl!M '
tfoi presence or parSiw:3 " men .
The Epizootic: Thaalissrlvlnff TUe
" Prcs xABSOClatloa-Kallroaas-IHaH-ufaotorlca;
etc. -
Oorrespendcnco ufUio Union and American.
Chattanooga, Nov. 29, 1872. Wo
are horseless. The mos,. fashionable of
animal complaints his reached and token
possession of our stables, and In proportion
to numbers we can cough as loud, andnm
at tho ncso as profusely as New York or
Nashville the latter though named last,
not one of us who " havo seen the former
believes to bo the least. Our horses are all
blessed with it, our mules catching it a s
fast as thay can, and our oxen ore anxious
to obtain It. To animal flesh it me ins re
pose, and kind treatment, warm blanket?
and good food well prepared, and they
that have It are stoically
proud, aud those few that,
havo it not, sigh for It. Tho turkeys, geese,
ducks aud chickens are as anxious for it as
my lady of fifteen is for a new bonnet, or
my cou In Fitz James is for a moustache.
Wo aro determined that they shall all have
it. Even the stock of tho mountains and
valleys arcu ..d us shall havo this grand
treat, for ia oar generosity we give not only
the good things produced by Chattanooga,
but those imported from abroad to our
friends and neighbors.
By a singular coincidence, yesterday
broucbt un Thanksgiving and tho Tennes
see Press Astoclatldn. We wero some
what pleased with both. A surly person
might say that it was a mm sequitur, that
two such affairs should be brought together
'iiia!MV9 should smila open tbo'Preas and
gobble Thanksgiving nt one and the same
time. But we here, of easy conscience
and cood digestion, can do it. The Mayor,
Dr. Wright, (who as a good physician ought
to know) and Col. Fort, the City Attorney,
eaid we could; Mr. Snyder, our Represen
tative, elect to the Legislature, Bdl Crutch
field, our Representative elect to
Congress, said wo could, and Eb.
James our State Senator elect, proved
that we could, by doing it. Like many
other thin -3 that appear mysterious before
a pes tive test, the thing was simple and
plain enough after it was done.
Th.e observance of the day was general
and sumptuous. Although the day waa
very agreeable the sumptuosity was more
so. The Press Association met In the par
lora of our model hotel, the Stanton House,
at 10 o'clock, and set with closed doors,
thoach probably not in secret session, until
2i o'clock, and after transacting their busi
ness, which was, no doubt, of th9 utmost
importance, adjourned. Soon after, they
weie taken possession of by the city author
ities, Mayor Wight, Col. Fort, City Attor
ney; Mr. Corey, and others, and confronted
with a magnificent feast prepared by tbe
proprietors of the Stanton Houje, whoso
generoos hospitality and whose ability to
"keep hotel" could not be questioned by
Mat. P..iel in his hungriest or merriest
mood. Wo toasted tbem and they toasted
us, and, 63 usual, wo fito and drank hearti
ly. At night an assemblage of the title ap
peared in tho spacious parlors of the SUnton
Houso to hear Mr. Jones, of the Union
and Ajieeican, and of the Association,,
gtvo tlie rest of them seme notes of what he
knew about the publication of nowspapers
as a business. Ha touched them up in a
way that touched aho some of the audi
ence, for I, myself, have had a scheme on
foot bigger 'than Lockout, which I have
Implored the pipers here to take hold of
and put through, and I never could see why
they didn't, till Jones imparted some dim
rays of light on the subject. When I could
make a million by the operation, to see
such Indifference on tho part cf tbe press
passed my comprehension. Jones said I
should pay for it. I will think about.
Then we bad a sparkling poem by Mrs. L.
Virginia French, brimming with humor,
ancf posse.5ing slso that body which lends
to the effervescence of choico wine, that
charming exhilaration and oouuel which
delight and invigorate the mind in litera
ture as the juice of the grape does tho
physique at tbe fast. She delivered it alsv
with all that grace, Qigutty and modesty that
mark the highest type of woman when act
ing in tho-iiigl cr spheres. She was attended
by her younger slstsr, Mrs. Lida. Merriwetb
or, of Memphis, whose pen has won for her,
also, distinction in prose ana poetry second
only to her si-ter, among tho living female
litterateurs of the. South. Both made a
most pleaslcg impression on our people, and
did credit to tbe Press Association, of
which, I believe, they are both honorary
members. The entertainment wa3 conclu
ded by a happy extempore oration by Mr.
Bingham, ot tbe Southern Newspaper
To day we have shown the Association
tho city. Onr railroads are not subject,
and they pervade all our borders. This
morning Mr. J. C. Stanton, Jr., (his father
being absent, and who conducts the busi
iitss of tbe Alabama and Chat! anooga road
In his father's absence,) turned out a train
for the purpose, snd carried the Association
(which are our guests) over the lines of our
city. Mr. Snyder, as cicerone, showed the
members of the press, including Mrs.
French and Mrs. Merriwatber, aud Col.
John H. French, who-h -a brevet member
and a most estimable gentlemm, therad
road car-wheel factory of Messrs. Brum
ley & Evans, who are crowded with orders
but v.l-.o have the energy to ell them all;
and the Roliina Mills and Foundry of tho
Roane Iron Conrauy. This establishment
excited tbe surprise and admiration of tho
Press. When told thai under the manage
ment of Messrs. Rathbone & Chamberlain,
it emioyed SCO skilled laboreis, and turned
ont 00 to 83 tjrs of finished iron work,
railroad iron, etc , per day, some of these
Press representatives opaned thsir eyes as if
they saw a new Chattanooga. And they
did. They understood, perhaps for the first
timi th:it We are Reins atiead with forco
and heat of tho trip-hammer and liaty
furnace. We aho showed them wher
their firebrick come from where and how
they were made.
After Mr. Stanton, Jr , bad compiettu mi
citv excursion, tho naitv was taken possei-
s:on of by Mtj.Geo. C. Conner, of the West
ern and Atlantic road an Irish gentleman,
possessing all the cood humor and ready
wit provermai to nts race, oesiue
a soul as nig as nu person
and generous as he is good-looking who
carried them to tne lair grounas anu .na
tional cemeterv. calling upon Capt. Cook.
tbe United States Military Commander of
the Post. The Major wanted to take tho
party into Georgia, at least as far as Tun
nel Hill, but some of the mora discreet,
looking upon the provisions he had made,
concluded tho majority could notstana ins
trn. AVhereuoon the Association and its
kindly accompanying friends returned to
the Stanton House to another superb din
ner, during wbich all those pledges were
Egaln made, and tho39 bumpers familiar to
such occasions were turned off.
To-nieht a pirt of tbe Representatives tl
tho Press leave us, and a part remain to en
joy the hospitalities of Capt. Cook, at Post
Headquarters, in a nop 01 wnicn i may
hereafter say something. Rap.
"Miss ?JnrMin TCnip-htis a POod-lookitlCfflrl
ivif wan linrn in Ttnsf nn. nm Vflrv fisrlv In
life mortified her parents and their friends
by being that childish feminine monstrosity
called a "Tomboy." She cared nothing for
dolls and miniature housekeeping, like other
little girls, but wanted gimblets and augers,
anu saws ana natcnets.anu nana, auumm
lisr ti wnrlc with. Instead of learning tO
sew on dolls' clothes, she made sleds and
wagous una Kites for ner lazy, numusi.uu
brothers, and sbe finally became a wonder f
mechanical eenius. Her tasto ran thai way,
and her lnends concluacatoieiitgo huu
they found that they could not stop if. MUs
Martin. TTnitrVit. ViAiiv' now. Went latO a
papsr-bac manufactory to earn her liveli
hood, or course sucli a gin couiu 1101, may
at homo and drone away he: life at the
familv fireside. She went to work like a
man, and has now become famou3 and tlie
pride of tbe old folks. She has won tho
distinction of being the first female inventor
that ever received a pattnt for a complete
invention at Washington. Her invention
is a machine fjr making paper bags. Seve
ral attempts had previously been made in
this direction by men of mechsuical genius,
and ail had failed. Thb '-tomboy" has now
done it, and made a success. Unaided sba
drew her plans, and slid fcupsi intended the
putting up of tho machinery at Amherst
Mass. It work3 well, and her everlasting
fortuna is made. t
paytne-tuutjisaT makkkt gRIOB
that may be oSered.
We keep oh haad at all times a fall
Sioox or leather, Shoo FlatUsse
aud Saddlery Hardware.
So. 23 Public Square,
eep2l eodtill jan2,T3 NASHVILLE, TEN If
TOYS & itarieit:
Of CTery description, and a complete Stock of
deel eotf lstp
a'cscej oxa-Sj-sr oua scow i'jhtiej oxirsr.
Importer of Rhine Wines, and Dealer In all lUnds of For
eign and Domestic
Cigars, etc.,
In offering my goads to tha public In general, I would call the attention of families, and Physi
cians in particular, to my fine Wines aad Llquats selected for medicinal purposes.
ST Every article warranted, genuine, and price msr&td on label or every
K7" Wine Boom connected with tao above Establishment, with entrance on
Ocadorlcb Street. augic deed till mar 7, T3 lstp
Carriage Manufacturer,
Nos. 182 and 134
stock of Barouche, Baggtca and othfr YcMotes. Kvrinjheeaeat&uUsheJ in business at my
present stand for over twenty years, I feet authorized in referring to my patrons generally for tho
charactsrand durability of ail wort turnsd oat at my establish meu t.
Alt Itlnds of repairing attended to xrltu promptness.
oc 3m istp 3F. XJX. T-.T-.Tcmvr-
A. O. JLdsas, B. O.Throao, W. P. Batland. J.L. Scott. J. K-JIason
10003? zx3. SHOE3S3
43 Public Square, KaslivlIIe, Tenn.
We have Jtii vecolved a larsco nnpply of BSO,t8 AMI RHOBi, purchased
before tti j itxte Iloti: i-re, whtsk it 15 will tell ai,-oll prices.
Not. 20, 18T2. -ie eedtfli Jta3
mopjaiiiTORS op
aug24 eodttl!JeT,73
old and Silver Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, &g.,
mh9 eodly lp
. XV V . MViZZ.:- :.'
urates. Slllllf M-BTOVJBtel
' -tfW4nLB2fcMS.-.
Houso Furnishing
ETC., ETO. ' j ('
Onlr dealer in this market in the -Treat CHARTER OAK STOVES, TOR WOOD, nnd the
TIa Roofers, Galvanized Iron Cornice- Builders, Copper
Smiths, Sheet Iron Workers,
WhoIesalevDetlers in Stores tad Tin Ware. Frlc- aalotr ss lay to be found ut, fwt,JforU or
JaiiZT eodly 1st p South. Bemembe r tlie plsce, 22 Coilegs St.
a rape1 1'lw
3SflTo. 36 UJNJjlOSJ f31?in'JT.
1SS JPiaiios and Organs ibSale and Ment,
feni Durham, Burrtett. PnnOe and other-, -whtcli re offered at SI0 to jtCO K.KSS JHAS
CACT-VB'Z' rRIUKS, In ordei 10 reduce Uia mammoth stock.
WIXiL l0-Q-CrS3 OXv ESX7. 2., 1872, ZTO
And will -open with LARGE ADDITIONS to Ety present Imaienio StocJc.
jy2S cod till doc IT lstp sun.wed&rrl a&iv
sr i-
South Marllet St., Nashville, Tens.
Exclusive Wholesale Dealers. Keep constantly orvnand Pa
. con, Flour, Lard and all kinds of Grooerita.
rebl eodly b? ltp wed fri & tun
Brags, Djestoffs, Druggists' Siiiuiries, Oils, Faints,
VY yariety, Teas, Llinorg, Foreign and Domestic; Pcrrumery, Soaps, ilranhta, Toltot tucif,
Garden Seeds etc Ha3 on hand inull awortment of the above and all artieie usaallj kpt :a a
first-class Dra-i Store, which he offers to Ms fricnda and the public
llij ttock ia always complete, nati he solicits a call from all wnutiitK MTttnc iti hi K.
' Jfo. 39 Kortii Haxkot Street, (opposite. Ouion,) Hix-Jt-ylJlo,
Proprietor of Jeniilns' 'elehrated Stomach UHttJra.
declU 1st
or THE
of the publfif to onr ?- M VL "
. .
' t - t,i
of all the fine jnvlei of
Soya' WeaB
which will be SOLD A3 LOW as any similar
establishment in the country.
spl6iiUjac3T3 eod lstp
de&lruble DBY GOODS suitable fas the Trade.
Tfo. 1 Hicks' Block, rfaalivillc, Tenn.
Wines, liiquors and
etc., etc.
i , ETO., ETC.
f."n-x i 3k -a a p -m ju
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