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Gold 'in Hew York yesterday ranged a'froui 1091 to 109. and closed at 109A. ; Jjjnnessee Bonds again advanced in liew York yesterday, the old issue being quoted at 78 and the new at 11, inlNew York : yesterday, though at adc feSlli10. 15&.01: middling. . '. ' PIG IROX KEIXT.T. Whenever a w .mid-lie Independent "organ-finds its "indiffcrential" views oPcouted by the people at large, it depre 'Icatcs all politics and becomes a niateri " alist, urging that the people waste too much tiuiQ. and attention and energy non political questions, to the detriment of their industrial progress. Our read? ers will recollect many sermons of 'this sort at spasmodic intemils since the Jwar.- In .the spirit of Democracy we have insisted that a people proposing to govern themselves must pay some attention to government affairs. But 'when, in consequence of the- persistent vitality of the Democracy and' its con tinuous expose of Radical sins and short-comings, the people are at length aroused, and a corrupt Congress, know ' ing it is watched, begiuB to evince some ,.Jittlc respect for the popular will, these -same self-styled Independent journals - -would-have us believe "the honors are . .easy"betweenDeinocrats and .Radicals. "One might suppose that the storm of public indignation -which followed the last Congress would make the present body, composed largety of the same men, more prudent if not more virtu ous. , But we have outcroppings already thatthis'Congress will bear watching that the people cannot afford to relax . their attention to its doings. About the first measure looking to elasticity of the currency that has been reduced -to-the form of a bill comes from Mr. Kcllay, the Pennsylvania protectionist. It is on the plan of convertible bonds r bearing 3.5 interest per annum. But " MrTKclley inserts in the end of his bill a provision "that National banks be authorized to hold said'honds bearing 3 65-100 per cent instead of the reserve bf United States notes now required-by law." The effect of this provision can be readily imagined. It is a bold at tempt, at the very outset of the session, to give the banks near- four per cent interest on the reserves re quired by law. Of course bank Ters , would rather hold the new 3.G5 percent bonds than non-interest-paying greenbacks; and so all the new bonds issued would be absorbed by the banks for reserve purposes, and fresh jssues'would continue to be absorbed until the banks received interest on " every cent of their legal reserves as well as the double interest they now re ceive on their capital. This provision would both directly and indirectly in- crease the surplus currency of the sum mer months wliich the convertible bonds are designed to reduce. At pres ent the bank reserves keep just so many greenbacks out of the clutches of speculation. To allow the banks to use the 3.G5's for reserves would let just so many greenbacks loose to increase the redundancy. It is difficult to conceive that Congress will treat this provision seriously; and yet it is almost equally - difficult to conceive the boldness of the Radical leader who hasbroacheda pro- jcct so barefaced. This Congress needs -watching! AXOTIIEK CAUCUS. - - From the CWcigo Times. 'W.VPHtNQTON. Dr-c 4 Tlio Republican ,'n2inl)ers of the Senate heM still another cau,nis this even ins, when they settled upon ev Mr. Sunderland as their chaplain. Tl10'jm-jnistration candidate, the llev.Mr. Titlhnv w 'ts defeated after a good deal of ci,.,, ,iL",e sion, the testimony of a Senator and another o.'U"r of the Senate going to show that the reverend m-ntleiusiu person al characteristics wo n-u u m dipnitv ofhis callii.'?- 'The Vice lWulcrt heuig about to r..- cvnml v. w.U-t on a-count ol the his will continue to serve i n th-aenceof Mr. Wilson. VAxrixo Tin: lsbkiiam w tiik BACK. Trom the Clnrlnnatl Gazette. "Washington, Dec. 4. JIx. Suuiner's chief conuniMee. that on TrivilegeS and Elections, will, during the present session, be'oneofthemost important of the Sen ate, and the business to come before it is Oi sudi a charaoler that Senator Morton, chair man, was verv anxious to have Mr. Sum ner added to it. Mr. Morton also took oc casion to associate Mr. Sumner with him self on the Committee on Education and Labor, with the view of having his assist ance in matters of importance soon to be bfouriit before it, and while the composi tion of this committee excites much laugli- ter, from the fact that Flanagan is chair man yet Mr. Morton and Mr. Sumner were' both added, inawwdawy with a full .understanding of what would be brought WlWThc retention of Mr. Schurz on the Com , -uttee on Foreign Allairs will be quite sat hfictaryto Secretary Fish, since, diuing fti s'ttWucomplicatioaa, he has been v iA lv cousultcd by the department, on cousin. . gu J kll0wledge. b.Tsed account pi;". I . exp8rianie at Madrid, 0,v J"? ."""..'lations between himself and the Mi .placed asso?iatts witn '","-,,ai,r about the The leading spirit i" 1,1 i,a oalalilislied friendly political rein turns f A Connclunufathe. has christened his daughter Glycerine. She win chapjied lips. .kil tlio iiiipt iim healtli, tne caucus oim-u - , of a president pro tent, an. ,,cc,ld1 ,,ilt il.s Mr. barpcntor hail not rcsinwl that Pom- oc vtiKincv. Thcrelore he ESTABLISHED.MMLGEL30, 1835. 'CUBA. The'avaise Quieting' "D6avii The Surrender of tlio "Tirginiiis Prouable. Proposed Delivery iu Sonic Port Spain. Pour American Citizens. Among Her Siirvivors. Threatened Spanish. Claim against the United States for3$100,- uuu,uuu jLiamages. Is It a Ghost of the Alabama Claims ? More Activity in Our Navy-yards. Sickles Ignored hy Secretary Fish, And liesigiis in Disgust. A Suspicious Craft. Xew Yoke, Dec 0. llie rumor that the' scliooner Albert W. Swith whicli cleared fioVElizabethport for Key West, witli coal is aj Cuban privateer is not credited by naval officers who slate the . Javy Depart ment had recently purchased 7,000 tons of coal for the use of the squadron Jn Cuban waters, and' 'Miat" the A. W; Smith' was probably One of large number "of trans ports eniployed'to carry it down ..there; that the vessel "should carry a few articles of merchandise is not at all strange, but the object of the vessel is strictly legitimate. A JXortcl I'llilitiHtcro. The Uepnisentatives of the Cuban Gov enunent and Cuban Junta are planning an expedition from this thy, and to tins end "negotiations have been carried on by both parties with Capt. Frederick JJowen, Who has selected a vessel and part of his men, and awaits now the payment ol a sullicient sum on the part of his employers. Capt.. liowcn was in command of the Virgiiuusin ISTrJ, i liile she was cruizing on the Vene zuela coast. He was atone time outlawed, and a price set on his head by the Spanish government for the successful landing of slaves on the Cuban coast, tie has since been a blockade ninnerj and in the Coolie trade. LAran. The" Cuban Junta say they liave no knowledge of any expedition being fitted out under" Capt. Howcii or any other ppfsuh. "The ArapiloH A l'aipablo Trick. The sp;uiish war steamer Arapilcs, delay ed in tliy dock inthe navy-yard owiugtothe Hood gates licing out of onler, promises now to sutler further detention. This morning a barge laden with two hundred ton3 of coahsunk immediately in front of the Hood gates aud will have to' be raised and removed lerore the gates can lie used. The workmen are now so "busy in different departments of the yard and on vessels that none, it is said, can be spared to assist in raising the sunken 'barge. The Jiavj-.Ynnls Ao. The Colorado will be moved from the yard to-night. She will receive her stores to-morrow and saill Monday. Liquor hav ing been smuggled to the crew of the Col orado, only those employed in the nav yard are admitted to-day. The engines of the Florida and IJoanoke will be tried to morrow. The Miiuiesota, Dictator and Swatana are being rapidly put in order, lleciuitiiig is going on continually. Hostox, Dec 0. Orders were received at the navy yards to-day, to have the new toipedo boat ready for sea in twenty days. The Franklin is being rapidly made ready for sea and will go into commission in an other week. Philadelphia, Dec (J. The monitors Ajax and Terror will be ready to sail next week. The frigate Canandaigua is also being rapidly fitted for sea. - ' Jleavy Giiils for tlie Gulf Ports. St. Loris, Dec 0. All the heavy ordi nance which lias lieen stored at the arsenal sfnee the war, is being shipped to Pensa cola. Among the large guns are many hundred-pound Parrott's and Morton's. Arbitration Impossible. Wasiuxgton, Dec 0. There is tlie highest authority for stating that the Cas telar government lias not asked for a modi fication of the protocol so that the Virginias may be placed in the custody of a third parly to await adjudication. The sugges tion came from the Cuban authorities to Admiral Palo, and was unoilicially commu nicated to Secretary Fish. As stated yes terday, it does not "meet the views of tlie Administration. Havana Views or the Volunteers, Etc. Havana, Dec 5, via Key West. The city continues quiet. The feeling ou the question of the delivery of the Arirginius has experienced a considerable change since yesterday. Many Spaniards are now in favor of an immediate, quiet delivery of the vessel to the United States, the authorities regarding that the contrary course woidd place them in open rebellion against the Government of Spain. Leading officers of the volunteers held a a meeting tins morning in tne rcsiuence oi Scnor Xulveta, a resident of Cassino Es-lH-nal. Scnor Zulvcta subsequently in formed an American gentleman that the Viryinius would be delivered quietly. It is reported that Senor Zulvcta has received a telegram from Senor Cairo, the represen tative at Madrid of the Casino Esjiciial, counseling the delivery of the Virginius, and saying.Spain will afterwards claim One Hundred Million JoIIars Iam- npres from the United Slates. A proimsal to send the Viniinius to Spain, and there turn her over to an American man-of-war, is re ceived with favor by Spaniards. Hattalions of volunteers are forming. A United States naval o'licer at Santiago de Cuba reports olUeially that the number "of men captured on the Virginius was one hundred anil niiy-iivc, anu oi incsc nity threc were executed. Of the one hundred and two now hvui" lourteen are native or naturalized Americans. Tlie remainder are of arious nationalities. Latei:. The feeling in the city con tinues to improve. Opposition to delivery of the Vircinius is (lecrcasins. Prominent republicans and many conservatives favor tbe delivery ot the steamer, and advise a cessation oi" opposition. The message of President Grant to Congress is anxiously looked for. i:cs)'sH of Minister Sickles. Pajhs, Dec 0. Herald special. A cipher dispatch from Madrid says the Gil lian question is iiiim j;i.iv.-. -muoi.ci Sickles to-day tendered his resignation as Minister, in consequence of disagi cement about Spanish complications, "llus ilisa- Tee.me.nt has existed some time. ii. is un derstood in recent negotiations Secretary Fish acted directly with President Castelar, rt. i .if i 1." ignoring toicKics ami uisapprovm: imperative tone. Tbe. Cortesnomtoicia says they have had dmmftnt disacrcements before,and that there nrna nlmost a nurture on the occissioii of 1U enn-esnondence attcndiiis the remand of Bidwell lrom Havana anu uic iioumi case, when Fish ignored MCKies . anu tieaic illrncilv with the Spanish Minister. It is "cnerally said in diplomatic circles that the nnd oflices of the British Minister had ac complished a settlement, but now, as JFish nmnases further concessions, Sickles te- x i The Cuban authorities demand that the Virginius be delivered at some Spanish or Porto Rico nort, at the discretion of Soler, Colonial -Minister, there to await arbitra tion. , . The opposition to Castelar is culminating in a cabinet crisis. The whole Spanish press indignantly protest against the "tone of President Grant's message as impertinent interference in Cuban allairs really none of his business. The cause of the Cabinet crisis is the charge that Castelar panders to America. The situation here springs from astound ing ignorance, haughtiness and pride. The feelijissofthe people are intensely war like. ' Porkopolitan. Cincinnati, Dec 0.-The total hogs slaughtered liere for the wcek wero " 'i000 since.Nov. 1 to date, 2SOrOO; same time last year, 20S.000. " FINANCIAL ' The Sew Yorlt JlaiiRs. - JfEW.'YoiiK, Dec C The associated banks held $41,135,000 legal' lenders, an increase of $15)7,000. The hank statement shows: loans-r-in-crerease, $4,091,800; &peeie increase, $1, 351,000; legal tender increase", $2,3:32,700; deiiositors increase, $7,075,900; circulation decrease, $52,400. A Millionaire Bankrupt. " ' , William J, Woodward, a Wall street speculator, who about 2 years since manipu lated the pool in Hock Island stock when jthe market was cornered and who then failed, to-day notified his creditors that a warrant had been issued against his estate and he adjudged a bankrupt on his own petition. A meeting of creditors-had been appointed for Dec 18, in Brooklyn. Wood wards, liabilities are estimated at about '$b",000,000. Cornwall & Co., cotton brokers, failed to day. It is r.ot.belicved to be a sad failure or "that serious trouble will result there; from. Washington, Dec 0. The outstand ' ing legal tenders are 309,517,318.. Providential. A copy of the trust mortgage of the Sprague manufacturing company of Rhode Island, has been filed with the - recorder of deeds in this city. . ' : "i Pkovidexck, Dec. 0". The Cranston savincs bankhas been declared insolvent and a receiver appointed. The Value of Commercial Reputation. Nw Oklkanb. Dec: 0": Geo. Gv Walfq &Levi, of this city, have bronght uit for a hundred thousand dollars damaged against McKillop, Sprague & Co., coinmcr cial reporters, for making false representa tions regarding Wolfe & Levi, for the pur pose of injuring their credit. Cincinnati Hoard of Trade in l'avor of Free IlanUiupr. Cincinnati, Dec C The Finance Committee of the Board of Trade to-day reported resolutions that all restrictions limiting national banking as a special priv ilege should be removed, and the right to issue notes should begivento all companies furnishing capital on the present -basis of security; that in this way the public debt could Ik? funded at home on bonds at a rate not over 4 per cent, interest, and these hoiuls might be convertible into green backs to secure elasticity of the currency when necessarv. Also a resolution asking Congress to forbid pavment of interest on current deposits by national banks. ARKANSAS. A lot"of Desperadoes Conic to Grief. St. Louis, Dec. 5 The Etenina IV patch has a letter from Sulphur Hock, Ark., wJncli says a party of six desperadoes made a raid along White river on November 20, robbing.the'Settlcrs ofdiorses, money, jew elry and etc They crossed the river oii their return trip at Magucs Ferry, and when about half a mile below the ferry Were fired upon from ambush by a party of citi zens and Fortingson, their leader and two others named'Beaver and Higbee were kill ed. Another was motally woimded. The remaining two were slightly wounded. The citizens made preparations to hang the latter two, but were finally prevaied upon to allow the law take its course. The Cairo and Fulton Koad. Washington, Dec. G The Secretary of the Interior has accepted the portion of the Cairo and b ultou luulroad between .Little Hock and Fulton, 125 miles in accordance with the report of the Commissioners. CALIFORNIA. Imported and JlomcOIade Heathen The Cliinc.se and the Itailroad mo nopolists. Sax Fhancisco, Dec. 6, Gov. Booth in his annual message favors a revising of the treaty with China which shall restrict the Chinese immigration to this coast; lie also favors legislation for the enforcement of a system of uniform freight and passenger rates on the railroads in this Mate. The Senatorial Contest. The Independents at Sacramento are still firm in the belief that they will elect Eooth to the Senate, but it is reported the Demo crats will endeavor to make a straight fight on their own account. They will hold a caucus Monday night and will probably concentrate on Judge Hoge of this city, anti-railroad, for Senator for the long term. Wallace, Hoge and Howard, Democrats are spoken of for the short term. Cole, Re publican, is endeavoring to have himself taken up in place ol Uooth as a compromise candidate. Should the Democrats deter mine on a strict party fight it will seriously aflect Booth's chances, for election. The Legislature meets again Monday. ME3IPIIIS. The Wicked "Woodward. MuMPmS, Dec 0. Tlie County Attor ney has enjoined the Bank of Commerce from using some eight thousand dollars worth of county warrants hypothecated by Woodward, the absconding Trustee. The amount of uncancelled warrants put up by him as collaterals, whicli have been regis tered, amounts to lifty-fivo thousand dol lars, wliich is probably not more than half the amount of his defalcation. RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE. An Alcalde Ilurneil Alive in 3Iexico. GTrv ok Mkxico. Nov. 27, via Havana. Religious disturbances have occurred in Tezocoatlan. The Catholics made an at tack on Protestants, with shouts of ''Hur rah for our religion," and "Death to Pro testants."' Troops have been sent to arrest the rioters and prevent further trouble. The licchin newspaper says the rioters burned alive the Alcalde of Auganquo. STEAMBOAT EXPLOSION. Three 3Icn Killed aud Five Seriously Wounded. "New Okluanp, Dec 0. A Picayune special from Marshall, Texas, tq-day, says tbe Royal George exploded her boiler last night at Albany, between Jefierson and Shrcveport. The mate and tlirce deck hands were instantly killed and live others seriously wounded. Capt. Scoville had his jaw fractured. Pilot McLarey was slightly wounded. The cargo will be saved. A later report says the week is on fire. Re lief has been sent from Shrcveport. Itot'ou Civilization. Boston, Dec. 0. An unknown woman was brutally murdered last night in a va cant lot, near Columbia street. The .sup nosed murderer was pursued, but escaped. Charles H. Sholcs lias been held in $15, 000 bail on charge of manslaughter in hav ing procured an abortion which terminated fatally to his victim. Antonio Corigheno has been arrested on the cliarce of swindling his Italian country men by. collecting two dollars and a half from each, nromisim; worK and coou wages to all on railroads, both of which he failed to sunnlv. Corishcno is thought to have been at the same work in other cities. Eleven Men Fall 510 Feet. ODEXi:Kio,Pa.,"Dcc 0. While fifteen miners were descending the slope of the Hovey Brook Coal Company's mine this morning, the staple ring of the car broke and the car Tell 170 yawls. Two of the men were killed, and two severely bruised one probably fatally aud the other slight ly injured. Wrecked Cattle. flMAiTA. Dep. Ct. A frnio'lit train was thrown from the track on the Chicago, iitiriington anu inincy roan near ureston, Iowa, this morning by one end of a cattle mr bursting out and letting a steer fall on the track. Seven car loads of catties were wrecked. Storms. TonosTO, Dec 0. The Union Station, H,o TVirlinmnTit liiiil.Tintr t1lf PeTltml ni'is- on and a great many churches arc more or less (lamageu oy inetorm yesieruay. xci earauhic communication west ami north is suspended. NASHVILLE- TEM., .tHii-tacKiv 4a 3oI ftr"i.s -- Madkid, JDec 6. Th government bat terfts keep up a steady fire on " CartagenaJ The insurgents are reported in good Sfnpsi They made a sortie yesterday. GeuJwOe-f hallos gives place to Gen. Seavala in com-; mand of the beseiging force. W ; Jlazainc. ) ' Versailles, Dec: 0. In the Baxaine coiutrmartial to day, Pourcct closed his ar gument for the prosecution. He demand ed first the degradation of Bazaine,.and second his execution. Paius, Dec 0. The appointment ot Carthaldi Minister at Washington, is an nounced. Condensed Telegrams. Robert McCullmmh. cashier of the Lou isville mail boat line, stepped off the wharf- boat at Cincinnati, at eight o'clock last; eveniug, into the river and was drowned j The net Democratic majority in iesas as far as heard from is 17,335. The etas works ofLincolii,ebraska,TNere destroyed by fue last Jiightrv - . Last night C. L. .Griilin, a player in Dan Rices circus band.fcll dead in the streets of Cairo, 111. . . . . tIT. While live boys were skating at esi Wood Junction, Pa., the .ice broke and three of the youtlis were drowned. - Tlie. ""Louisville. Nashville' and Great Southern road are running through palace sleeping-cars to Little Rockwithout change.. . - rm Street Clcaiiingr. STLidiifc Xnv-O O.-mt-rJ. lLff)uil"er. Siiitfrinteiidciit of the Street Cleaning De partment, against whom nine indictment lor malfeasance in oince nave ueen lounn, lias been suspended by Mayor Brown. THE SANTIAGO SLAUGHTER. A Graphic nescription of the Horrible Scene How a Hritish O filter Brought llntcherBurricl to Keason. From tlie Chicago. Timc-S Xew Yoiik. Dec 4. The Mornins Star. from Santiago de Cuba, arrived here this morning. The Morning fctar was m port it Santiago when the Virginius was brought there, and during the week of exe cutions. The second mate, Collin, gives a graphic description of the scenes i of that membrable period, and incidents, many of which are new, Mr. uoiim is an intelli gent and respectably connected young American. His ncrralivc is coroborated in every detail bv the other officers of the Jionung oiar. ite says mo v lrgnnus was conveved in by tlio Tornado and another Spanish man-of war on the evening of the 1st ult. ft is not true mat the inhabitants of Santiago were wild with iov. On the contrary, they were excessively quiet, and no demonstra tion whatever was made. Hie American flag, which had been borne at the mast head of the captured vessel, lay conspicu ously upon her quarter-deck, to be trani peled upon by her captor's crew, and was not removed until tlie next evening, un Sunday afternoon, the prisoners were land ed by the Tornado's boats. ' All, with the exception of Ryan, Varona, Del Sol and Cesiiedes, had their elbows pinioned be hind, and their hands handcutl'ed in front. This treatment of the tour latter seemed to be a sort of mock respect to their supposed leadership. After they had all been drawn up upon the wharf they were marched in the centre of a strong guard to the prison. At 0:45 on Tuesday morning, Ryan, Varona, Del Sol and Cespedes were conducted to the slaughter-house, a walk of about ten minutes. Ryan wore a blue shirt over lus white shirt, with a silver star on the breast, and trudged gaily along as if going to his wedding. . He smoked a cigar the entire route, and did not throw it away until the moment came for the firing. A priest ad vanced to his side, and ollercd the consola tions of religion, but Ryan waved him oil". Even the Spanish officers were loud in their admiration of the coolness and indifference with which he met his death. The Ameri can Consul having- attempted a protest, Gen. Burriel placed a double row of senti nels around the consulate, thus keeping our representative a virtual prisoner until after the conclusion of the butch eries. At 4 o'clock .on Friday afternoon, Capt. Fry and thirty-six of his crew were shot. Mr. Collin witnessed their execu tion from the wall ol the slaughter-house. The victims were ranged facing the wall, and at a sullicient distance from it to give them room to fall forward. Capt. Fry having asked for a glass of water, one was handed him by Charles Bell, the steward of the Morning Star. Fry then walked from the end of the line to the cenere, and calm ly awaited his fate. He was the only man that dropped dead at the first volley, not withstanding the fact tliat the firing party were but a distance of ten feet away. Then ensued a horrible scene. The Spanish butchers advanced to where the wounded men lay writh ing and moaning in agony, and placing the muzzles of their guns in some histauces in to the mouths of their victims, pulled the triggers, shattering their heads into frag ments. Others of the dying men grasped the weapons tlirust at .them with a despair ing clutch, and shot after shot was poured into their bodies before death quieted them. P. 0. Saunderson, the first mate of the Morning Star, who was standing on the bridge of his vessel when the first volley was fired, says that for about ten minutes the firing reminded him of a Fourth of July celebration. All the bodies were tumbled into cuts and taken at once to the cemetery. Mr. Collin says that this batch of victims, at least, seemed to have no notion of the fate that awaited them. They walked along quite merrily, singing, chatting, laughing, and smoking, as if on a pleasure party. On the following morning twelve Cubans weie led to the slaughter, and similar disgusting scenes were re-enacted. The moment the preliminary order was given, the twelve turned their heads as if in obedience to a preconcerted agreement, andthrowing their hands aloft, shouted "Vive Cuba libre." This finished the executions. That day the Bntish war vessel Xiobe arrived. Her commander, 1 juubton Lorraine, left Jamai ca in such haste that several of his crew, who were ashore on leave, were left behind. He "liardly stopped to cast anchor at San tiago before he hastened ashore, and pro tested against the killing of any more of the Virginius crew. Gen. Burriel answered him saucily in a letter, whicli has already been published here, saying that any exe cutions that had been ordered would be proceeded with. Commander Lorraine in stantly returned a reply to the effect that, in the absence of an American man-of-war. he would protect not only the interests of his awn country, but those ot the unueu States, and that if Gen. Burriel harmed the hair of another prisoner's head, he would bombard tbe city. It was gene rally believed at Santiago that this action of the British commandant saved the lives of the rest of tlie Virginius crew. Commander Lorraine afterwards obtained five copies of the process of the court-martial condemning them to death, two of which he intended to transmit to our gov ernment and two others to his own. Mr. Coffin closed his narrative by the assertion that he would have been shot by the Span ish volunteers, but that they believed him to be a British subject, his vessel sailing under British colors. He says he is ashamed to be an American. Typographical TJniox No. 99, Jack son, Miss., was voluntarily disbanded on the 11th instant, the members finding that dictation was not, after all, the best policy, and that the institution had been diverted from its original charitable ob jects. " A new street pavement has been tried in San Francisco. It is called "hydro-carbol-ized brjck," and is made of bricks of a soft porous nature, whicli are boiled in coal tar, which renders them tough aud nearly as hard as granite. A road bed is made by leveling the sand and packing it with water. A layer of prepared brick, is then laid flatwise, each brick being dipped in boiling tar as it is put down. This is over laid by a second course prepared brick placed close together edgewise, each brick diprei as before. The inte:stfces are tLea filled with boiled tar, and the whole covcr cd withathin layer of screened gravel. The cost is about thirty-seven cents per square foot. - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1873. TKe HE HAINAN) SERENADE. iJpeec j by the Tennessee Member praise of , the District Officials What Jle has to Say of the Cuban and l-'iiinuclal Questions. "We reproduce from the Washington Republican the speeches made at the serenade to Horace Maynard on the evening' of the 3d "n. Judge H. H. Harrison introdu' Mr. Maynard as follows : - KKjrAKKS OF MK. lIAltUISOX. Sin: The very pleasant duty has devolved upon me of welcomingyou on your return to engage In the discharge of your duties as liepresentative of the peoipfc of Tennes see, and of consratulating vou aud giving you assurances Qfthat distinguished regard we have lor you and which Is entertained for you by those who sunoundyou. Your devotion to the cause of the union 6f these States when awarwas being waged, for its destruction; your devotion to those who engaged in that struggle; the brilliant and successful canvasses you have made in. the State of Tennessee in vindication of the principles of the national Bepnblican' party, and your services iu Congress, liave given you a place in .the hearts of Union men and Republicans of Tennessee, and given you a reputation tlirough this widely extended country. I close by assuring you that the demonstration on this occasion is but Ta faint indication which the friends of the Union and the Republican party have for you. ' ' fcPEECn OF MR. MAYXA1U). i Juilgc Harrison and my fellow citizens' of Tennessee: I am deeply impressed by this manifestation of your kindness. Were assurances wanting, your words con vince me that this is an exhibition dictated by personal kindness, and not the ordinary compliment passed upon those who chance to occupy public stations, accompanied by convenient and perhajis profitable powers. I have no contract to award, no patronage to bestow, no public favors to grant. In this respect I am as powerless as the hum blest citizen of our State. The more high ly, therefore, do I appreciate this interest ing occasion, and I shall treasure it. among the cherished recolle. tions of a somewhat protracted public life. If, in the remarks that I submit, I sliall seem to our looking on friends to limit myself too much to our own Commonwealth, to her sons and their affaire, I beg that it may be remembered that 1 seldom address so many from all parts of our vast State in one gathering. Omitting .any mention of our home af fairs, I will confine myself to those topics which belong to us, in connection with, and as a part of this great nation. Some of you arc here, for the first time,, in the national capital; others have re turned after a lapse of years. You arc im pressed most favorably with the exhibition of greatness that is seen in THIS BEAUTIFUL. CITY. The streets, with all their appointments; the public grounds and buildings, grand among, the grandest, as I am assured by those who liave been abroad, as I have not; the schools, the system of education, the sanitary measures of the city, and above all, that whicli impresses every stranger as he comes here, the general order and good con duct of the citizens, mark this as a city not unworthy to be the capital of the greatest, nation on the globe. Cheers. When we left home a few days ago we saw our people anxious and excited at the possibility of a war that might spring up between us and a foreign . nation. They liave watched from day to day the click of the telegraph; they have read every an nouncement in the public press; they have watched the signs of the times to see whether they boded war or peace, aud when they shall hear, as they are probably doing now, of the protocol signed in this city a few days ago, honorable to America and not dishonorable to Spain, her ancient ally and friend, they will look up with gratitude to him who is tlie author of peace and the lover of concord, and they will not forget in their prayers THE DISTIXGUISHF.D STATE SECKETAKY, whose patient wisdom has been so largely instrumental in bringing this about. Ap plause. The people of Tennessee, like the Chief Magistrate of the nation, have a re cord behind them which permits them to go a great way and to do many things in the interests of peace without liability to be misunderstood or suspected of indiffer ence to tbe Hag, for the honor of which, in times past, they liave done and suffered so much. Applause Another topic which has interested them not a little has been the disturbance of the material interests of the country. It is true, in this great Union of States, this body politic, that when one member suffers all the other members suffer with it. So has our State suffered in sym pathy with the more active and severe agi tation which has disturbed some other por tions of the land. In our country we have had similar con vulsions in our financial affairs, which pass ed away and left the atmosphere more clear than before; but in England, whose finan cial matters arc supposed tostaud on a much firmer basis than ours, such commotions liave been far more frequent, diflicult and troublesome to control. Allow me to refer to a period in that country near the close of the last century. Early in 1797 THE PEOPLE OF EXGLAXD were on the verge of bankruptcy. As a measure of relief the Bank of England sus pended specie payment in February of that year. That suspension continued noarly a quarter of a century, when specie payment was resumed, and the affairs of the nation seemed not in the slightest degree disturb ed. BiitinlS25ihcreeamcaerash. While all this alarm was going on one strong man rose up and uttered .the word confidence. This was Alexander Raring, afterwards known as Lord Ashburton, a great name in the financial world, which breathed life into tlie commerce of Great Britain. Our times are, in some respects, not uu like those, aud I commend - them to the in struction of those who apprehend that a re turn to specie payment would necessarily result in disaster and ruin, and to those who look upon the resumption of specie pnyment as the great remedy tliat is to provide against inflation, expansion, ex travagance and ruin. SPECIE PAYMENT has been suspended in this country about twelve years. The last of those years have been years of eminent prosperity, greater, jierhaps, than the country has ever enjoyed before Vchave, doubtless, had extrava gance, but these have been in the direction of building railroads and improving real estate While some of these liave been built in advance of the wan-s of the coun try they will doubtless prove useful. Well, my countrymen, what we want now is some one with a voice powerful enough to make himself heard, and with intelligence enough to make his voice res pectcd, who shall cry as was uttered a half century ago, '-Confidence !" There may be blood in the body, but the misfortune is that it dont circulate. In Tennessee we have not had the means to he extravagant, but have been improving the enforced les sons of frugality and industry which serve us well in these times, and few of our cit izens will this winter, I suspect, go supper less to bed, or will shiver for want of food or clothing, except in the plague-stricken city of Memphis. PEOP EOF WASHINGTON, generous, humane and kind, in the name of the citizens of Memphis, her widows and orphans, in the name of the people of Ten nessee, inthe name of our common human ity, I give you our hearty, unfeigned thanks. Gentlemen, you will return to our State, many of you, most of you called tempora rily to this city. Go back to the savannahs pf the Mississippi; go back to the fertile fields that lie west of the-Cumberland mountains; go back to the fastnesses and recesses of the eternal hills of East Tennes see, and tell your neighbors what you saw here at the capital of the nation; tell them what the flag of their country signifies; tell them that as they stand gazing on the flag so sliall tlieir sons ever rally to its support, -and upon whatever field or whatever occa sion it may be called in question, this ex hibition to-night in honor of you, men of Tennessee, attests the sympathy that you enjoy throughout this wide country. As your 'representative I have had my residence here for many years. I liave seen many changes pass over this metropolis; nil her material belongings have undergone a material transformation; but in nothing has le. B City Hotel Block. MORGAN, THOMAS & CO., N O White Qoods, Underwear, ghirfca S, WATCHES, JBW2LEY AND TOiYIS. Our Fall StocU is Complete, and will be Sold at onr Prices 1RBT 31 ORGAN, JAS. W. THOMAS, "W. O. DIBRELL, J. I. THOMAS, F. If. GOODALL. A. O. KWIWO. 1 J Nos. 14 . Bobertson 6oimty and Every kind of LIQUORS usually kept in Liquor Establishments always on hand, together Alili OF WHICH ssr.:-.-i "Ji6,'74 AROHliK CHEATHAM. MUBPHY BLOCK, No. 44 SOUTH MARKET STREET, NASKYILIS, TE9N WHOLESALE DEALERS IN 0BBRT8ON Al LINCOLN MM, BOURBON AND Rl Wllfe APPLE Imported Brandies, Rum, Gin, CURACAO, XarE RESPECTFULLY CALL ATTENTION Vjf Streeta, to our New Store, IVo. 41 SoatliJSIarKot Street. hsro w woul-Iba pl&ased to moet oar old patrons and the Trade, eonerallr to whom will bo shown tue largest stoci of Fina i.lnnors held la the Stats, Irota which selections can lia made la quality and terms to advantage there been such a transformation as in the tone of her political thought. AVe liear a great deal more of the rights of the cit izens. While not less jealous tlian ever of the national honor, we are a great ileal more careful to assert the national justice. Carry this home, men of Tennessee; teach lessons of patriotism to your children as they grow up; tell it to your neighbors as they gather around your -winter firesides, and let this night be to them, as I am certain it is to you, a lesson" and an inspiration of patriot ism during the residue of their lives. I thank you, my friends, and bid you good-night. GRANT'S CHIEF JUSTICE. Opposition toYnillnuis Some Piquant Scnndals Kcvived. From the Cincinnati Commercial. U'lcmviTrtv T)w. 4. The notion the Senate in adjourning over to Monday w-ltlinnt. lifiyin" n.issed imon the noniina tion of George If. "Williams to the vacancy occasioned by the death of Salmon P. Chase, is regarded as boding no good for the nominee. It is argued that this action gives his opponents tliree dayi in which to work, and that in that time the Senate will hear from the country, where his nomina tion is understood to be unfavorably re garded. The nomination still forms the subject of conversation on the street cars, in the hotels, and all places of resort. While Mr. Williams recognizes the force of the opposition, lie still feels perfectly confi dent that he will be confirmed by a fair majority. From the St. Louis republican. Washington, Dec. 4. The opposition to Williams does not abate. It has readied proportions formidable enough to put the White House lobby on the qui vive, and much feeling is being worked on the sub ject. All possible pressure will be brought by the rresuient to near to crusu mu oppo sition, aud it is generally believed that Williams will be confirmed, despite the opposition of a considerable body of the Administration Senators headed by rratt of Indiana. In this connection the unpleas ant scandals concerning Mrs. Williams are brought out in force. Allusions to these have been made in my dispatches, already, coupled with expressions of doubt as to tlieir truth. Williams, as is well known, divorced his present wife from her fonucr husband when hG (Williams) was a judge in Oregon. It is also stated that a son of Mrs. W., bv a former husband, is serving a term in the penitentiary. These arc known facts, but they affect the lady's character onlv by implication. But there are other stories whicli arc more direct. Eldridge, of Wisconsin, tells one without the least reserve, which, to say the least, admits of no ambiguous construction. It suffices to say that its nature excludes it from your columns. The current of sentiment on the subject Is indicated by such expressions as "The appointment is an outrage ! It is an insult to the nation ! A piece of executive indecency Tand similar bitter utterances. These things are said as freely in adminis tration as in opposition circles. KETAMATIOX. From the St. Louis Globe. Xew Yoiik, Dec. 4. The statement is made that a private letter has been received in this city showing that Maxima Gomez, to aveime the shooting of those captured on the Virginius, attackedand captured a num ber of fortified camps in the vicinity of Santiago. He made over two hundred prisoners, and, marching them close up to Santiago, shot them in full view of the Spanish fortifications, and then sent word to Burriel to come out and bury them. Burriel left immediately for Havana. Mr. Medill, in his London letter, speaks of the construction of English railways, and especially- of the fact that they do not cross the country upon the level of highways or enter cities upon a level with the streets. The same is re markably true of all the railroads of the Continent. The street is either carried over the roads by arches and vi aducts, or they over tlio streets and highways. The time will come in this country, after it shall have been more thickly pop ulated, wben railroads will be regu lated in the same manner. It ought to be the municipal policy of every city and important town in the United States to compel all future roads enter ing or passing througb them to cross the highways and streets absolutely un obstructed, and go under or over them, as may b.c determined best by the en gineers. This policy adopted and ad hered to now will save millions of money liereaf ter in tbe refonnation of a vioious system. Jinks bad been indulging too freely in ardent spirits. At a street corner bis hat dropped into tbe gutter. Says Jinks : "I know if I pick yon up I'll fall if I fall you won't p-r-iiclc me L?ol- nn rrrnr! mirrhi-V' And Tin walked off with a smile of satisfaction, describing innumerable zig-zags as be went, leaving bis bat in the gutter. KEW SERIES NO. 1,641, T I A UkJlGE OF C 2. DAVIS. WING & and 16 SOUTH MARKET STREETS i j' SFECIAI. AGI3CTS AND OK5UEKS IH '':l CeaoiBc Log SistilM Lincoln Coimtj.J Whiskies, AMO, A FELL STOCK OF wiin uxtr.u ana "iuJAUUUb, WE OFFER ON BEST TERMS TO TiJE TRADE. 3S2"7"X333"Gr- eft? OO. AND P3AGH BRANDIES, Scotch and Irish Whiskies, Port, Sherry, Madeira, Malaga, Claret and Champagne Wines. AWIIISETTE, WARASCHINO, TO OUR KEKOT.U. TTRrrvr the nr.n snvn mnvpR n.ii.ivnu att mrm of I refe r-r fc5m , KVteU " ' ' L G0R. OF SUSPENSION BRIDGE I WE HAVF. JUST RECEIVED CY DIKECT IMPORTATION, A FULL LINE OF ALL) the new styles in FKKXCU CHINA, and call attention to the great variety of these good, SUITABLE FOR TILE HOLIDAYS, CONSISTING IN PAItT OF Gilt Band Dinner Sets, Decorated Moss Hose Dinner . Sets, Gold and Coral Dinner Sets, Plain Band andiDecoratcd Tea Sets to match. Toilet Sets, Chamber Sets, Engraved and Cut Glass Ware, VASES, MOTTO CUI'S, MOUSTACHE CE1S, AND NUMEROUS ARTICLES FOR THE DINING ROOM, PARLOR AND BOUDOIR. Call ami examine. Corner Suspension Jlrirtgc Avenue and Pnblic Square. , , SPIKE & DUEF. nov25 sat&sun till PRINTERS AND A. II. TAVEL. VOL E. EASTMAN. TAVEL, EASTMAN & HOWBLL, PUBLISHERS, STATIONERS, STEAM PRINTERS AM) 3LVXUFAGTUBEBS OF IJLAXK BOOKS, 2 Are constantly receiving supplies of Envelopes, "Writim; anil Fine Wrapping Paper" of every description, Invoice anil Letter Books, Gold and Steels Pens, Fluids; etc., all of wliich they arcsclling at the lowest prices. No. 48 UNION STKEET xny25 ly lstp AGRICULTURAL A. M. FERINE. A. 32L FBBIfB l GO., KENTUCKY IRON, HEAVY HARDWARE, WAGONS, WAG OH MATERIA!,, AGRICULTURAL DIPLEBERI8 AND FIELD SEEDS, Nos. 18 and 20 South. Market Street, fcbMeo'lIy tfASnVXLB. TENN. WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEALERS. T. RYAN. .WHOLESALE DEALERS IX Robertson County, JSoiirboii & Mye WMsMes, Foreign and Domestic Wines, Scotch and Irish Whiskeys, u Sole Agents for the Celebrated Iaoiigfellow, Jiist Out & Jocko Cigars, S3 SOUTH MAKKET STUEJ7T, JTASSIYIM,!:, TEXTS'. '' We have also for the trade a fall line of Domestic ami Foreign Cigars, Tobaccos, etc. 'V ' jantO colly lsiji WHOLESALE WHOLESALE Groceries, EAquors, 5Tlnr, Slaeosa, iard, Etc. Xo. 0 NORTH COLLEGE mh!) satjSnn ly lstp DILLIM, WXNSTEAD 8z STAVE, 56 rSorlli College Street, OTasIiviHe, Tents., BETWEEN EOJION AND SQUARE, DISTILLERS, lCTIFIEHS AND WHOLESALE DEALERS Ms Bokslsoa, Lincoln, Bonrka anil Ilje Whisky, FRENCH, PEACES AND APPLE BRANDIES, : Sherry, Port, Clnrat a CTiampasrue TYlne, Tobacco, Clears and. Oysten. WUfurnahthe.Tral.swlthaTiovaarUoleia: royorraWe pricci. A liberal discount allowodfol cash. 'WhiiljyshlppsiHlrectfrauithaUistUIeryif preferred. . ' oe2t eod.till &)M3, Tl, lst;i . TCITEX IT WILL BE OEUVEMjffffiL THIS IXG AT TTVT.XTY-FIV. CENTS PEB WEEK. 0 i and 3SilIons. aud on Xilbet ul Terms. '.. 3m Mp top col 1 P OO."- tain GEO. S. KINKS V. VERMOUTDE. AVE. AND JHk PUBLIC SQUAHE. J STATIONERS. RO. II. HOWELL. MACHINERY, ETC. M. RYAN. JEjJS. -J. Jilt DEALER IX STREET, NASHVILLE, i r It. H. HITCHCOOir.