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ANDREW COUNTY REPUBLICAN,
SAVANNAH, MISSOUEL SfflVS LY BRIEF. PERSONAL. Commander Wm. U. Cushiug. removed a few daya ago to the Government Insane Asylum, is dead. It id said that the defalca tion of hia brother, Milton B. dialling, Pay master in the navy, ao allocked him as to unsettle- hia mind. Ilev.W. 11. Huntington, roctor of All Saints Church, Worcoster, Mass., baa announced hia deolenaion of the Bishopric of Iowa, to which ho had recently been elected by tho Episcopal Convention at Davenport. GENERAL. The qneation of mixed schools continued to bo a eourco of trouble in Now Orleans, aud rows between white aud black students are of almost daily occurrence. Gov. Osborno ebtimatos tho number of people in "Western Kansas who will need aid thh winter at 20,000. Tho Minnesota State Grange havo just held their annual convention at Maukato, there being 400 membora of tho order in at tendance. Tho address of tho Grand Master shows that 142 granges havo beon organized during tho year, making a total of over 500 in tho State. ThoCommitteoon Bailroads and Canals in tho lower house of Congress havo agreed to report in favor of an appropriation of $1, 000,000 at this eession to prosecute tho build ing of tho Hennepin ship-canal from Chicago to tho Mississippi river. It is proposed that tho whole work shall coat .$-1,000,000. Advices from Fort Lincoln represent that there is groat oxcitemont among tho Unc papa band of Sioux Indians, caused by tho arrest of their chief for tho murder of Dr. Honeinger aud Mr. Bolivar, of tho Yellow stone expedition of 1873. Serious trouble is anticipated. Tho opinion prevails in Washington that nothing will bo accomplished by Congross on tho subject of transportation. No agreement has been arrived at with a view to concoutrato tho friends of tho various measures upon a singlo measiiro. A dispatch from Fort Sully announces the return of tho troops that went in pursuit of tho Black nills party of miners. Their rations giving out, they wero compelled to abandon tho pursuit. There is no doubt that tho miners are now in tho Hills digging for old, if thoy havo not beon murdered by tho ndians. It is reported that tho Mormons in tho United States propose to found coloniea in Mexico, with tho intention of emigrating en masse from Utah. It is intimated in Now York that the Bsecher-Tilton ouits havo beon compromised. Charlie Koss has not been found yet, and probably never will bo. After all tho blow of tho Now York dotectives. it is ascertained that thoy are not on the scent of tho abductors. Charlie's father has offered a reward of five thousand dollars for tho return of tho boy within ten days, and no questions will bo asked of those who return him. A fresh reward of 5.000 has been offered for tho return of Charley IlObS. No questions are to be asked, and no attempt is to be mado on any one delivering tho child. Another company of soldiers havo been i dispatched by Gen. Ord to tho Black Hills to j overhaul and expel tho gold prospectors now at work in tho hills. The depredations mado by Indian?, for which the despoiled pioneern ask indemnity from tho government, amount to 1. 000.000 Tho House Committee on Indian Affairs is framing a bill to meet this demand. There is a decided prospect that tho Slier man financial measure will pass the Houso aad bocomo a law. CRIME AND CRMISALS. J. W. Vv'ilder, tho leader of tho Gad'a niil and Malvern coach robbers, was captured a day or two siuco in tho Indian nation, ati ia now in jail at Fort Smith. FIRES AND CASUALTIES. For the week ending Dec. 19, upwards of two million dollars' worth of property in this country was swept away by fire. Tho now mill-dam recently constructed at Haydensville, Mass., to take tho place of tho reservoir which broke and devastated that valley last spring, gave way on tho morniug of Dec. 19, the rushing water sweeping every thing before it. As far as known, no lives wore lost. A terrific boiler explosion occurred in the mill of J. B. Laird t Co., at Angelica, Wis., Dec. 21, killing six men and wounding many others. Tho bark Amity, from Philadelphia for Antwerp, has been lost at eoa. Eighteen of her crew perished. RAILROAD 7 A TELLIGESCK. Tho announcement that tho Baltimoro and Ohio railroad had joined tho Saratoga combination was incorrect. Tho B. and O. will continue to earn- freight to thb East at a reasonable figure. Tho railroads running cast from Chicago havo made a matorial reduction in their local passenger tariff, being formed on a three-cent basis. FINANCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL. The Finance bill which was introduced in tho Sonato by Senator Sherman ,nd passed by that body coutains tho resumption of on the 22d of December, following provisions : For specie paymont January 1, 1S79; for free banking, and for the of gieenbacka to the extent retiring of 80 per cent, of tha amount of new national bank notes issued, and also requires $46,000, 000 of fractional currency to be gradually withdrawn, and silver coin, in donominatics of from five to fifty cents, i.-'suod in its place. Tho Secretary of the Treasury on and after tho day fixed for resnmption, to reduce legal tendeis. and, if necessary, to soil bonds for tho same purpose, if the amount of specie ia not sufficient. Tho Hales of Chicago's wholesale mercan tile houses for tho year 1S74 will oxeced those of tho provioua j-jar by almost t30,CO0.O0O. POLITICAL. A Washington dispatch to tho (.'hicago Tribune atatca that there ia a new movement in contemplation with respect to Louisiana. It has been planned by tho moderato men of both parties, and ia designed to secure tho defeat of the Kollcgg government, and to es tablish a new government after a now elec tion. Tho j !an is to havo both parties agreo that the Legislature shall assemble peaceably in January, and that it shall call a Constitu tional Convention, to be immediately con vened. The election for thia Constitutional Convention would give a now government, which would bo tho fair exponent of the hon est voters. From among the eight or ton candidates for tho Senatorship in Tennessee, it is prob able that either Androw Johnson or Gov. Brown will bo chosen. Tho St. Louis Dispatch states that It. D. Goodwin, of that city, has received a letter from Mr. Buchanan, Sccrotary of tho Executive Committee of tho Indianapolis Independent party, which says confidentially that William D. Kelloy, tho Pennsylvania Badical, will come out llatlyfor the Independent party before tho winter is over, aud in timo to play a prominent part in tho National Convention at Cleveland on the 14th of March. Tho President has appointed ox-Gov. Lowia E. Parsons to succeed Bichard Busteed as District Judge of Alabama. Vice-President Wilson has vacated the chair of tho Presiding officer of tho United Statea Senate, and Senator Carpenter has again boon elected president pro tent. Hon. Wm. D. Kelley donies that ho is about to leave the Republican party. Tho Now Orleans Conservatives are out in another addies. in which thoy denonnco tho present State government unsparingly, and claim that tho action of tho Returning Board is illegal and unjust. Senator Carpenter received tho vote of every Republican present for President jiro tern of tho Sonato, tho Democrats voting solidly for Mr. Thnrman. A Now Orleans dispatch announces that tho Conservative Committee appointed to witness tho compiling of tho returns of tho Returning Board have withdrawn from tho Board and entered a protest against its meet ings. Tho committoo certify that Moncuro, Conservative, id electod State Treasurer, that four Conservatives and two Republicans aro elected to Congress, and 71 Conservatives and 37 Republicans to tho Legislature . Senators Schurz and Pentou say thoy voted for the Senate Finance bill in order to strengthen the Republican party. FOREIGN. A frightful famine iB prevailing in Asia Minor. Bismarck has beon sustained by tho Gor man Parliament, on a vote of confidence, by tho decisive majority of 123. A Berlin special states that Count Yon Aruini has beon sontenced to thrco months' imprisonment, deducting from that the timo already spent in confinement in jail. Cuban advices report that Carlos Garcia, tho noted bandit, and ail his followers havo laid down their arms and thrown themselves on tho clemency of the government. Tho coming sugar crop ia reported to ho unprecedentedly largo, and ia expected to bo tho largest over produced in Cuba. During a recent furious storm, tho light ning struck a powdcr-magazino in Scutari, Turkey, and caused a terrible explosion. A portion of tho city wall was overthrown, many houses demolished, and 200 persons killed and wounded. A fearful powder explosion, resulting in tho death of 200 persons, lately occurred in Scutari, Turkey. Tho Carlista at Santandor, Spain, recently mado an unprovsked attack on the German brig Gustavo. Tho affair ia likely to get them into trouble, for tho Gorman government ha8 ordered two men-of-war to remain at Santan- dor, and demand at tho cannon's mouth eat isfaction for the insult. THE VICKSBURG TROUBLES. A Proclamation uy President Grant. Tho following proclamation has beon issued by President Grant : Whereas, It is provided in the Constitution of the United States that the United States shall pro tect every State in the Union on application of tho Legislature, or Executive- when the Legislature can not be convened, against domestic violence ; and Wkekeas, It is provided by the laws of the United States that in all casc3 of insurrection or obstruc tion to the laws thereof it shall bo lawful for the President of tho United States, on application of tho Legislature of such State, or the Executive when the Legislature cannot be convened, to call forth the militia of any other State or States, or to employ such part of the laud aud naval forces as shall be necessary for repressing such insurrection or of causing tho laws to be duly executed ; and Whereas, The Legislature of the State of Jlis- sissippi, now in session, have represented to me, in concurrent resolution of that body, that several of the legally-elected officers of Warren county, in said State, are prevented from executing the duties of their respective offices by force and violence ; that the public buildings and records of said county have been taken possession of aud are now held by lawless and unauthorized persons ; that many peaceable citizens of i-aid county have been killed, and others been compelled to abandon and remain away from their homes and families ; that illegal and riotous seizures and imprisonment have been made by such lawless persona ; and, further, that a large number of armed men from adjacent States have invaded Mississippi to aid Euch lawless per sons, and are still ready to give them such aid ; and Whereas, It is furt her represented, as aforesaid, by said Legislature, that the courts of Eaid coiuty cannot bo held, and that the Governor of said State has not sufficient force at his command to execute the laws thereof in Faid county, and suppress said violence without canning a conllict of race and en dangering life aud property to au alarming extent ; aud Wiieiieas, Said Legislature, as afonsaid, have made application to me for such pnrt of the mili tary force of the I'uited States as may be mecssary aud adequate to protect Kiid State and citizens thereof against the domestic riolenee liereinbpfore mentioned, and to enforce a due execution of the laws; and Wiiki:ea, The laws of the United States re quire that, whenever it may become necessary in the judgment of the President to use the military force lor the purposes aforesaid, lia shall forthwith, by proclamation, commaud such insurgents to dis perse and retire peaceably to iheir abodes within a limited time : Now, therefore, I, Ulysses S.Grant, President of the United States, do hereby comma ml such disoi derly and turbulent persons to dispert-e and ntire peaceably to their respective aboih-s within live days from the date hereof, and that they refrain from forcible resistance to the laws, and that they submit themselves peaceably to the lawful authori ties of haid county and State. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand, and caused tho seal of the United States to be af fixed. Done at the City of vrashiiiRton, this 21st day of December, in the year of our Lord 1874, and of the independence of the United States the ninety- ninth. By the President : U. S. Quant. Hamilton Fish, Secretary of State. CONGRESSIONAL S UMMA Rl. Wednesday. Dec. 1G. Senate. Tho Fi nance oommittoo was instructed to inquire into tho expediency of providing for tho re demption of mutilated currency by po&tmaa ters.... That portion of the President's mes sage rolating to Chineso immigration was re forrod to tho Foreign Relations Committee, with instructions to report a bill for romody- ing tho ovil Johnston introduced a bill to aid tho construction of a narrow-gauge rail way f rom tide-water to Chicago and St. Louis. House. The Civil Rights bill, as amended by tho Judiciary Committeo (tho principal changes being tho striking out of tho clauses rolating to schools and cemeteries), was re ported by Butler and ordered printed An adverso report was made on tho bill increasing tho tax on tho circulation of national banks. Ino Houso dovoted tho wholo of the afternoon, in committee of tho whole, to tho consideration of the Legislative Appropriation bill. Thcrsday, Dec. 17. Senate. Ingalls intro duced a bill to organize tho judicial district of Oklahama (Indian Torritory) and establish courts of the United States therein A bill was passed authorizing tho Commissioner of Agriculture to mako a special distribution of seeds for tho bonolit of tho sufforera by tho grasshoppor plaguo Tho remainder of tho day was consumed in discussing tho- bill to reorganize tho District of Columbia govern ment. House. Lowo introduced a bill to establish tho judicial district of Oklahama, in tho In dian Territory . . .Tho House, in committeo of the wholo on tho Legi-dativo Appropriation bill, rcfti6od to voto au increased appropria T 1 11 Ik -w X huh to mo liureau oi juucation JJawes in troduced a bill providing for tho payment of tho sinking fund. Friday, Doc. 17. Senate. Tho Senate trans acted no business to-day other than making a number of confirmations. At 12:15 tho Sen ators proceeded in a bodv to the President's room, where thoy wero presonted to King Kalakaua. House. In tho House thoro was an immense crowd of spectators to witness tho formal reception of King Kalakaua. After tho for mal reception of hia Royal Highness tho Homo proceoded to tho consideration of tho Legislative Appropriation bill which was nuany completed anu passeu. xiio para graph relating to mileage of United States Marshals lod to a long and bitter partisan di cushion, in which Bock mado a fierce attack upon tho Attorney-General. Monday, Dec. 121. Stuate. Sherman, from tho Financo Committeo, roported a bill to provide for tho resnmption of spocio payment. Morton gave notice that immediately aftor tho holiday rocoss he would call up hia proposed Constitutional amendment rolating to the election of President by tho peoplo. Tho Sonato spent somo timo in discussing tho District of Columbia bill Pratt introduced a bill amending tho act granting pensions to certain soldiers of tho war of 1812. House. Bills wero introduced as follows: By Whitoly. to prevent frauds in Congres sional elections; by Woodworth, to prevent tho removal of causes from Stato to tho United States courts, aftor tho appoaranco of parties in tho Stato courts, oxcept in certain cases ; by Wells, for tho improvement of tho Mississippi river, between tho mouths of tho Missouri and Ohio rivers ; by Hubboll, for light-houses ou Lako Superior; also, to divide Michigan into three judicial dis trict: by Bradley, for the improvement of tho Saginaw. Pino, and Cheboygan rivers, Michigan ; by Loughridgo, to restore the in come tax. Tho House refused 149 to 75 to suspend the rules and adopt Holman'a reso lution declaring it tho sense of tho House that no more subsidies should he granted by Con gress Dawes mado a report of the refusal of Richard 15. Irwin to answer cortain ques tions respecting hia distribution of the 750,- 000 Pacific Mail subsidy fund. A long discus sion followed a3 to tho powei of tho IIoiho to punish for contempt. It wan finally ordered that tli9 Speaker issuo h'n warrant for tho arrofct of Irwin. Tuesday, Dec. 22. Senate. Tho feature of tho Senate's proceedings was the discussion and passago of Sherman's resumption bill (an abstract of which will bo found in another placo). The Democrats presented a solid front in opposition to tho measuio, claiming that it was an inflation scheme in disguise. Tho bill was passed by 32 yeas to 14 nays all tho Republicans prepent.'.with the exception of Sprague, voting iu the affirmative, and all tho Democrats voting nay. House. Garfield asked unanimous consent to report, and have passed, tho bill appro priating $30,000 to defray the expenses of the visit of King Kalakaua and hia suite. Objec- tion being made, tho bill was not received Tho Naval Appropriation bill was completed and passed A petition was presented from colored citizens of Alabama in regard to troubles in that State Page introduced a bill excluding Chinese from tho bonelits of tho naturalization acta. Wednesday, Dec. 2.'!. Senate. Morton in troduced a resolution recognizing tho validity of tho credentials of Piuchback as Senator from Louisiana. Thurmau objecteu to tho present consideration of the resolution, and it wont over Wright offered a substitute for tho bill to provide a hotter government for tho District of Columbia, which waa orderod priutod Adjourned to Tuesday, Jan. 5. House. An attempt to take up the Sonato Finance bill was defeated by tho filibustering of tho Democrats The contested caso from Arkansas of Boll against Snyder, was decided in favor of Snyder, the sitting member A bill was passed to amend tho act of Juno 1, 1872, for the restoration to homestead entry of certain lands in Michigan Tho bill author izing Illiuois to select 307,000 acres of pub lic lands to which she ia outitled by law, -was laid on tho tablo... Tho Speaker announced tho appointment of tho sclent committee on Alabama affairs, as follows : Coburn, Al bright, Caunon, Buckner, and Luttroll Resolutions appropriating .2,500 for the pay ment of tho expenses of each of tho eeloct committees to Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama were adopted Adjourned until Jan. 5. SING ULAIi DEL USION. Frank A. Smith, of Boston, has a strange delusion. He imagines that he once killed a man, aud is wearing his life out in an effort to satisfy himself that the man still lives. Smith was staying at some backwoods tavern in Kansas, and had a dilliculty in the bar room with a border desperado named Charles Garner, who was also boarding at the tavern. Garner struck Smith, and Smith drew a pistol. Garner ran to the door and out, Smith following, and firing when tho two were outside. Garner suddenly disappeared, and never returned to the tavern. Smith stayed there some time, awaiting tidings of Garner, but none came, and he then nursed himself into the delusion that he had " shot him entirely out of exist ence." Smith returned to Boston fully convinced that ho was a murderer. He visits all the hotels and examines all the registers several times a day to find the name of Charles Garner ; ho goes to all the public meetings and theaters in town and inquires for Charles Garner ; he asks his friends whenever hc meets them if they have seen or heard any thing of Charles Garner. If Charles Garner is alive, and will go to Boston, Frank A. Smith will be glad to meet him. It is the only accident that could happen to cure Smith's monomania. GREAT CITIES FEED THE GRAVE YAM). It is a very rare thing that among 1,000 persons in any locality, and al ages and conditions, less than 12 die every year. The number dying in Acw York city in the last week of July, 1S7-1, was at the rate of -A-i out of 1,000 ; but, taking tne year rouiut, tne average death-rate of New York city may be set down at about JJ0, showing that nearly three times as many die every year in the mctrorolis of America as iglit to ; that is, three persons die where one ought to ; three graves aro dug where only one should be ; two persons out of three die prematurely ; die before their time ; would not die if proper care were taken ; anu proper care means to live cleanlily, eat regu larly, work with a steady industry, and get all the sleep the system will take, nU. T'ns.Knl. 1,"t. lnnA. Scotch ; tho Irish live longer than the English. Tho death-rate iu Scotland is 21 in 1,000, in England 23, in Ireland 20, in London 22. Tho death-rate of Great Britain is about the same as that of the United States. Hall's Journal FED BY MACHINERY. "While in France," says a writer, I witnessed the operation of a mechanical arrangement for feeding fowls. A large revolving drum cylinder is divided into a hundred compartments, more or less, as is desired, and m each one is placed a fowl. The proper food for fattening in the shortest possible time having been determined, it is prepared in a semi-liquid form, and injected into the stomach by means of a sort of force pump. The operator, who sits before the drum which contains chickens, tur keys, ducks, geese, or whatever "bird" is to be fattened, takes one by the neck in such a way that its mouth is forced open, inserts a metallic tube, and by the pressure of his foot injects the food, an indicator telling him when just the required quantity is given. The bird settles back in the box, apparently sat isfied, and the operator passes to another. The operation is quickly done, at least 150 being fed in an hour. Fowls fattened by this process are recommended for the fineness, deli cateness and exquisite ta3te of the flesh.'" VARIETIES. him Sandy They call Claw? out West. Two heads are better than one es pecially in a barrel. Fkof. Tyndall is on the war-path, His cry is "Up, and atom." Don't throw dust in your teacher's eyes. It will only injure the pupil. Uncle "Xow, how did the mother of Moses hide him?'' Xiece "With a stick." A iMiLWAUKEE servant girl La; con tinued in one place for fourteen years,, and never asked for a cent of wages :: but, alas ! that place is the gravo. Bingiiamton girls are said to charge ten cents apiece for kisses; but we suppose, like the dealers in cigars., they would compromise on three for a quarter of a dollar. And when that blushing San Fran cisco bride showed the check forl, 000,000 to her husband, he burst intc tears and exclaimed, with intense fer vor, "and even this shall not separate us ! " Beading the great Spurgeoa's declar ation that " a cigar is a thing to thank God for," a Liberty street school boy bought a cigar. He was afterward seen hanging over a fencet but he was not giving thanks. Home Sentinel. An Augusta hen-pecked husband closed his testimony in his action for divorce from his wife as follows : " I don't want to say anything agin the woman, Judge, but I wish you would live with her a little while, and you'd think I had told the truth." " Is it true that since the introduc tion of lady operators on yoar lines,. there isn't so much vulgar talking over the wires ? " asked a female suffragist of a Western Union official. "Yes. ma'am'.he answered ; " but the conver sation makes up in length what it lacks iu breadth." Qceenie (reading) " What does 's-o-t-t-o v-o-c-e ' mean, ma, dear? " Ma (to son) "Now, George, you say you are getting on well at school ; see if you can inform your sister." Young Etonian (with dignity) "Why, yon little stupid ! surely you know ' sotto 5 is Latin for sot, and ' voce ' is voice. So of course it means spoken in a drunkard's voice indistinct." . A traveler in Vermont, stopping at a hotel recently, ordered supper. The' meal was a very inferior one, and at its conclusion, which was soon reached, he stepped up to settle for it. ' Well," said Boniface with alacrity, "I hope you had a good supper."' "Yes," re plied he, musingly, " the supper aver aged first-rate ; the butter was strong and the tea was weak." Hepworth Dixon, when in St. Johus bury, Yt., wanted a "glares o ale." In order to obtain it he had to write an order to the Commissioner, "a town officer appointed by law to sell poisons,''" and the signature went on rerd in the Commissioner's book. Rinp. ring; O, Yule-bell", ri::j '. Ye tuned spheres in concert ! Let votive hymnals upward cr. . In eweet accord from pole . i i ! The morning stars together From David's line is born a E:n; '. In IJethlehent is bom a Soa. Emannuel the holy One. Of Mary. Mr. Mullett is announced zo enter the lecture-field. It ought to be a profit able venture. He's accustomed to draw ing houses. THE MARKETS. JJEW YORK. Beeves 8'.?Hc. Hoos DreJ, isyv'Jc. Cotton Uf&UXc Flock Superaao Western $4.0034.50. Wheat No. 2 Chicago, ;I.101.13 No. 1 Spring, $1.181. 24. Ceux S-Wlc. Oats S'J71c. Rye 929:;c. Pons New Jless, $20.30. Lard Steam, 13JJ131c.J CHICAGO. Beeves Choice Graded Steer?. f.2oC.75 Choice Natives, IS.T&SG.CO : Good to Prime Steers, $5.005.50; Cowa and Heifers, $2.002.30; Medium to Fair, .TiSLoO; Inferior to Common, $2.002.7.". Hog. L:ve, ?6.50 00. Flouh Fancy White Winter. 'J.0037.50; Red Winter, $5.005.50. Wheat o. 1 Spring,. 31(S02c; No. 2 Spring, 8SS0'c. N. 3 Spring 83,VS4c; Corn No. 2, 7S.a73:ic Oats No. 2 5354c. Rte-No. 2, 9703c. $1.2o1.2S. Butter Fancy, Fresh, 2is'25c. Pork Mesa. BARLEr No. 2r 34.3l.7i:. Eggs r.O.CO Labd 13c. ST. LOUIS. Wheat No. 2 Red, $1.07I.07j.;. Corn No New, G7.70c. Oats No. 2, 5735SC. Rte No- 2, $1.031.04. Pork Mess, $10.30 Lard 13c. Hogs $6.257.50. Cattle it.03C.25. MILWAUKEE. Wheat No. 1, 9001c; No. 2, S300c. Corn No. 2, &K3C3c. Oats o. 2. 4U(55Jc. Rye 9406c. Barley No. 2, 51.001.11. CINCINNATI. Wheat Red, 1.0:t&1.12. Corn New, 70 71c. Oats 5SSC2C. Rte 5i.l145i.i-. l'onK Mess, $188.8.131.52O. Lard 13&I4c. TOLEDO. Wheat No. 1 Red, 1.10UI. Aisber MichI - - - . gau, l.w&i.w. uokn Jew, tv&t. w 5Ca68c. Wheat Extra, $1.141.15; Anaer, $1.08 1.09. Corn 7378c. Oats 54-S53C. CLEVELAND Wheat No. 1 Red, $1.101.12; No. 2 Bed $1.061.07. Corn 7273c. Oats 57359c.