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THE 'SPIRIT OF DEMOCRACY.
HEKRY a. WKSTiEaifor aadPro-
Woolflclri,, Feb. 3, 1809.
.';.A anion w- heart', union of hands.
','iTV'Uma mat nuoo may serei; ,
. v A, union f lakes, a union of lano
lT Americas Union forever.,".
' "Til R UNION AS IT WAS, A1
Til K CONSTITUTION AS IT IS."
' ' "I hold t hat this (Tovernmentwss made
m rhe--WHITE ' BASIS, by WHITK
EN, for the BKHFf it of Wll ITE MEN
red their POSTEIUTV forever." Ste-
phti A. fionglnt. ,'"
VV hi " - ' a
, rTake;.Kiic.";;; ; ;
. The EJHo'r of Th Spirit let remove 4
bit ofnet, to the front room of the dwsl
iiag house, one door South of the print
ffiee','; where all buinis connected
... M. r -,l I . . . Y
: !.-
Wtin 1HE.OFIBIT wi oe irausanea. 4
tits the sign; 'griuii OmcE.lQ-
.j XyThanlva toIon. I. Yax Tf".'"?
for a copy of -his late excellent specck-in
Congress la ioppqsitioa' to the railroad
iubsid swindle. x-
' Tax-payer aad bondholder.'1
, Not lop j since Wcjtrcre one, of a party
engaged in discussing the Bond question.
In the party were taTt-payer and bond
holder who gave thefr view's la thjs man-
it-M . ,.'i?c.--'. r .u
Tax tater. These untaxed bonds,
taxation and Negro war debt are becom
ing intolerable ; let its wipe out the whole
best of Radical bantlings and commence
uewJ; . r . ., . , ,,..,( .
i Bondholder. Stop ! that would ruin
me. I hove all my money invested in
untaxed bonds, exempt from taxation;
and I find It aplendid investment.
" . TAX-ijATsiCiirse your bonds'!. They
ara .tuning; the very , bread from - the
mouths of the wives and children 6f the
honest tax-payers of this country. '"We
have paid your investment once, in full,
and that cancels the obligation.
The -point Hortbe above Is that both
t were Radicals ; we gi w it 3imply to illus
trate the feeling of tar-payers in relation
to p'ayiug the taxes, of. the wealthy; They
are beoibing wearied and i will vote to
ca'te them pay taxes, take ' greenbacks
for their bonds of nothing, Just" aa they
way elect..,, ,; .!.. .. .. . .
Combination of Thieves.
t The yarions rliig leader, land jobbers
nd subsidy seekers in Washington have
consolidated, and from 4lis time out will
irork harmoniously together, and will
Assist each other in carrying through
Congress their respective schemes. The
combination is made np of the follow
ing parts v";'--- ''''' ' ' ;
u" The ' Western Union Telegraph mo-
uopoly ring. . , ;.
The Treasnry Tliig.' ; " ' .';
k The raUrbad sTilwidy ring. ' '
.' The steamship Bubsldy ring.
"!The Canadian reciprocity rin;. '
The high tarin" league.' ", ' " '
" The Indian agents" ring.' . ;
' v The whisky ring. " ' - ' '
The Internal Kevcnne Eing.
' The i Freedmah's Uureau ring.
, j If the country is not freely blcil it will
pot bo Tor the want of proper application
of the sucking powers of the above
tamed, leeches.
' "'lheyrarc the only fruits of the Jaco
bin policy those of fraud, robbery and
corruption.' .- - ' :
. . I'aylntjIlieDebt.
The Radicals are continually prating
tolhC'peop'.eihat the public debt is be
ing ralijecd. -; Lotus examine :
I)cU January 1.1 8G0 2,540.707,201
Debt January 1, 18G8 2,508,125,650
Increase 832,581,351
That is the Radical mode of paj-ing
the debt an increase of nearly thirty
tbree millions in 1868, ayear of profound
peace., v
At tlie same time the debt bearing in
terest In enrrency has been converted
Into debt; lucaring interest in coin to the
tupe of . between two and three hundred
millions of dollars. . Indeed tliw process
of increasing the public burden by chan
ging the interest from currency to coin
bas ben going on until the. debt bearing
v interest in currency is reduced ,to 870,
000,000 ; whereas, at one tinie it was 81,
280,156.345, or more than half the entire
debt ak it staudd no w.
jCyGeueralSHEHiDAX announces that
the ludians "will not be of any more
trouble.' ! '
' Tliat' means that the murder of de
fenceless squaws and pappooses is about
to cease. The campaign agaiustthe In
dians the past winter should be termed :
'Sheridan and Sherman's Indian Cam
paign to further convince the American
jeople that they had not forgotten how
to destroy property and frighten women
and children." ' '
jpyA petition was circulated in Con
gress last wce! asking the U. K. Senate
to r fuse confirinaiion , to any more ol
l'rsident Johnwm's appointments.
It
h.ul CimxTT annrovsl.' " ' '
L 1
Gk'axt would better attend to hln own
le-ntimate bnsine3s'iu connection with!
the army; And Congress would dowel
to give their tinie to legMathig" to Velieve
tue peoie insieaa oi rouniug luem.g .,
'jiybr: Edsox'B'O'lds tK' dc9ff. His
dwitli rctxtt the rrauit. of, crycl. treatment
uvelved while ccafiiiid. i , a-polittal
jrw)nriiuF4rt Ijfyettc.': Auokjier if
the CrtMdc's vlcUnis..' ?-;!' - i '? 1
nailroad Subsidies.
In, order that the- ta-payers may
gather an idea of th"a enormous twin
i dlfng, carried nain Congress, in favbj of
i raUroads we submit a few facts froni Mr
iATashburne's speech In the Ilonsc of Rep-
-'freTCiitatitTs.Sftn the DeiiVer Railroad and
; Telegraph bill. . J " '
- j-Mr. Washburne" set down tho grand
SP-e.of railroad land rants. from
?'l!,;during ho,!pcrjod indicated at
V','JY'W,vsv nillV.il, U fcUfc fV'tVOfc
price of public lands, is canal to
tko.a 1or,.1. t,nn : . ,.rv
j less than 8560,000,000. ' The areiof the
lands thus squandered is equal to that of
til the rState3-st' oTtheAUeghshttt
fronj MaiiJS jto''irginfe, snclushffr-a
jgreat empire in itselThe lands granted
to th"' PacificFrairroads ' alone are nearly
equal to the area' of France. Next, in
the item of goVcrriincnt subsidies in
bonds, it appears (lilt the Union Pacific
Railroad, 1,110 miles, which terminates,
going west, somewhere in the neighbor
hood of Great Salt Lakcv will be paid
the sum of 830,000,000 or 834,03 per
mile, exceeding by 8 16,000 pt r mile . the
cost of construction anfl equipment As
to the subsidies 'in. bond' (in 'addition to
the empire' ef lands) ; so fcr actually
grafted, the Sccxetary--of the Treasury
tepwrts them: ..
Total snbidles in'l)6nds.s:v,..8U,337,000
To the-Union Paclttc Raib ' '
" rOAd; 820 miles........i 20,238,000
Centrar Faclfle fr6m Califor- ' '
nis miles , 13764,000
Union Pacifks Eastern divls- ' ' '
ion. 394 miles..: 6.303.000
Sioux City & Pacific miles; 11,112,000
And so on till the aggregate, ' exceed
ing forty-four millions, is reached. But
the Union Pacific Railroad, in its subs i
dies of lands and bonds, granted and to
come, bangs them'
all 'outits govern-
mciit Sops enlarging to the splendid fig'
uro of 889,615 per mile, or nearly 824,
000,000 clear proflt on the cost of build-
ing and equipping tho road. Mr. Wash-
burne says, .too, that the road is badly
located aiid poorly built'. and . ho thinks
it mt?ht be well to inquire .whether the
company that is lobbying the bill through
is not in reality a "bogtis eoneem.
' This startling exhibit ought certainly
to suggest the question, how long can the
Treasury survive such ' drains as these ?
These statistics flatly demand retrench
ment and "warn, the people, of the ap
proach of bankruptcy, ... or the saviug
.clause repudiation. , Mr. Washburnc
discerns in the future the condemnation
of his Jacobin party, by the .tax-payers,
henco his opposition to this Denver Rail
road and Telegraph bill, the pioneer bond
and land job of this session : Open the
door again, he sayf, and Other jobs lying
in wait, to' the' extent of 8200,Q00,000,
will walk in two hundred flpaillions for
the benefit of speculators, . lobbyists and
adventurers. : ; Ndw, : granting .that the
advantages1 to the trade 6f the feduntry,
internal, and .external, and to tho new
States and Territories in tneir develop
ment, and to . the Treasury eventually,
will amply pay for the lands and : bonds
granted for the main Continental Pacific
Railroad Tine, the facts still appear that
the legislation upon this subject has been
exceedingly loose and manifestly , cor
rupt, and that in consequence millions of
acres of land have been squandered, and
nearly fifty millions of dollars added to
the national debt by the "party in power.
The people of this country, the honest
tax-payers, insist that the door shall hot
be opened to the additional two hundred
millions in. these railway 'jobs lying in
wait in the lobby, . .. i; X . v
The Political Slate. ' ' 1
We understand that a few of our town
politicians have already made- up - the
ticket for next fall. Would it not be as
well to let the people have a word to say
In tle matter ? Athens Messenger. -
,We think it would. It would, at all
vents, be something entirely new and
novel to the people of that county. "A
few of our town politicians" usually,. do
attend to that little matter over in Athens
connty.' There will be a fearful reckon
ing for a "few of our. town politicians"
some of these days and tbey will likely
ascertain that "the people" have some
rights which Ihey are bound, to respect.
The days of the "dread Cduucil of Ten ;
are fast drawing to an end; and the "bal
anoe of power'' will bo placed, where it
belongs by right, in the hands of "the
people.' '-Scioto Gazette; itad. , -,: . ;
The characters of a "few of our town
iwliticians" will be exhibited to the peo
ple of Athens County in their true light
ere the year 1809 will have passed away
Mrs. A. LracoLs has applied to
Congress for a pension. The Rads pro
pose to vote her 85,000 per annum:
There are dozens of poor, widows in
Monroe County, whose: husbands were
slaughtered during the crusade,-who are
as justly ' entitled to. that snm as Li x
cotx's widow; But,', then,' ihey haven't
advertised their . old duds Jot sale, you
know., i..';'.- j.: ' '; . .
jr"Th Democratic, Shcrifi.pf .New
York broke into the room ; pf tho Con
cressional Committee, while investiga
tinsr the clectiou frauds, aud arrested, on
a trumped up charge, the witnesses who
were giving testimony. The , ballot box
stu3ers do . not propose meekly to sub
mit to having their iniquities aired. , Two
hundred "repeaters" were registered from
the house of the bneuff nunsell. Jfom
erojf Telegraph. ,.. , . v .1 - ,;i i .:
The witnesses arrested were notorious
pkik-pockets and thieves, " just the mate
rial out of which a Radical Committee
expected to gain' evidence which would
enable them to report nothing but fraud
And, indeed, it is alleged that those very
thieves were1 the men who had been em-1
ployed by the Radicals as "repeaters"
i and then were paid by the same scoun
i drcls to Bwear that they repeated" for
i the Democracy. Thieves and pick-pock
ets arc fit companions for Radical inves-
i tisatimr Committees. "Birds of a featlr-
Vil-tlC
er," etc. ; ' '
arTlie pitwpec'ts.re flatfcring-fic ai
i r. L'-i i-lft.--Li- t-' fCC
large uroou oi vauuiuai.es iu uie vyuiiug
campaign jn Qnroe, -p? K
JKTMsj. D: W. Stamljftngh,Senatorof
lusearawaS c)r.ntyaied at nis resiqenec,
iu Ni PhiludcipbiA, 6aja'JJni'.
'DoxtPai Thivs. .
FRbM MARIETTA.
f. . MlaSm; OTai. 25,' 1869 '
5 Ed. Spirit : Shico we last grasped that
instrument, said v by the initiated to be
mightier' than t&e sword, though we sus
pect it depends. in; a great measure on.
the "paw" that encompasses said instru
ment,) the world, or.at least" that portion
within the boundaries of this city ; which,
by the way sattds in t!ief same light as
Boston'doesrto Jfcw England, i vix t the
'"hub" or "Athens" of Ohio; has jogged-
onward, perhaps smoothly to some, and
roughly to others, yet with' no outward
fccmonstration to mar the ccmetrv-cal
silence of our puritanical villa." The sm
hardened , cusses,. ,or those who are dia-.,
posed to "laugh and grow tfat," on the
risible follies of poor humanitv. assert
that the place is quieter, and dryer than
usual ; we know not whether this be the
fact or hot, yet we do affirm, aud with no
tear of successful contradiction, that it
would require a telescope of rare mag
nifying powers, to see wherein this dry
ness -execedetk that of former times, or
what9fir time Is referred to. If we
were to "express ourjopinion as to the
time referred toi we would have no hesi
tation in saying with the old legal fossils,
"time whereof the memory of ma run
neth not to the contrary.".
'. ,"OSi A BENDER."
' Now dear reader don't ttt a -ssigle
moment imagine that we have been par
taking too freely of. "benzine anfl rhile
in the "melting mood" Sire disposed to
"make a clean breast of it ;" nftX -Rny.-The
bender ' aforesaid : refers, to fire Wow
style of costume now worn by marm
Eve s fair daughters, or at least some of
them, and commonly called the "Grecian
Bend." It is sometimes' really amusing
to show the various changes of fashion,
and see the absurd phases it is constantly
assuming. For an example of this, ob
serve that fair dam sell that Is floating
past; her glory .Is great! and she rejoj'c
eth hugely in th'e possession of a boun
cing bender.
"She is fashion's proud defender,
Young and fair, donble and tender.
Just out upon a Grecian Bender, '
. " Let her bendl
She appears to enjoy it, aud so should
we if it was not that we are so confound
edly tender hearted, that every time we
Bee a little darling on a bender, ghostly
images of .""cramp colic" and all other
"ills the stomach, is fctiir to," flit before
our eyes,' add cause wcrv bnVr ot out
"devoted cranium" to stand on Its dig
nity. Were we a christian of the oid
hard shell persuasion, which unfortu
nately we can lay no legitimate claim to,
we would pray, with great unction and as
a matter of course through our nasal
organ, for the 'prescrvation-of the sister
ing from a bender. However this Is the
"rs&c," and as the "poic" has it :
"Fashion itarted will not alack up,
,v Long dresses she will not tacit up. "'
- " And now that woman has her back up
Let her bend:"
r i, ..; .."TIGHT. AS A BRICK"...! :
Fortunately, or unfortunately, ' this
mania that mankind have of making don
keys of themselves is not confined to the
"weaker vessel, but the "lords of crea
Kn" ti, i? l.,; ..;Kf
bASa rtV VUb VlilUH.U l IUUI( DVf IV
of pantaloons, that remiud one foreibly
of a crane in search of crayfish, or a
"shirt, nn a. liAnn nnlA " Vnr anma ' timn
we were, iu great doubt on the subject,
how these pants wero managed to bo put
on, and to. solve, this problem we called
on the. leading merchant tailor of the
place who' very kindly informed us that
ha melted , bis , customers and poured
(hem into the pants, thus insuring a "tip
top" fit We are satisfied this statement
fs correct, a we have observed some
pants that we are surs could never have
been put on, by human agency, without
the aid of melting. The pantaloons thus
donned of course remain until entirely
worn away,-and then the fellow is in a fit
state for remelting. The ' reader may
think we exaggerate, but if they could
have the pleasure , of beholding the
"drum sticks" Of some of these devotees
of fashion,, encased in pants as tight as
the bark on a "dogwood" sapling, they
would come to our conclusion.
; , ; .r ,:i-; TEtOCIPEDES. ' 1 ;
During the last two or three days our
people- have been somewhat amused by
the advent Of two or three Telocipedes.
The kind In use here is the three-wheeled
variety, and on our rough pavements and
muddy crossings, do not prove 'very
successful, as it is far more laborious to
run . them than it is to walk. On dry
roads they will undoubtedly make good
time, and prove an easy way of travel
ing., k, - - ' ' " '" '-:
- River in fine boating order. ' Bex.
FROM COLUMBUS,
. CoLCMnrs, a, Jan. 28, 1869.
Ma.- Editok: The Central ' Lunatic
Asylum and interest ' questions . are the
leading topics iu the . House this week.
Petitions are pouring in from almost
every section of the State asking the
Legislature to legalize 10 per cent inter
est on contract, my own opinion is that
the present Legislature had better let the
law remain as it now stands. The poor
do not ask for this law and . capitalists
and Bankers are loud in their demands.
If this law passes it will naturally effect
and retard the building
up our towns
men will' loan
and cities for moneyed
meir lunus insieui oi improving wieir,jf- . flph 'side, as
property, and the" 10
per cent must be
paid by the borrower, i csterday was
taken up in the discussion Of the, ques
tion of the removal of the .Central Lu
natic Asylum and now think there is no
doubt but it will be rebuilt on the old
site ; land sharks and money mongers
are in favoiv of removal. No report
from Athens county ring but feel confi
dent from every indicationthat the work
on that institution tcill be suspended.'
r'n-.-i'- -r. I , . " HeADLET.
-I i ' ; m -.
' jty Robbery, arson and-murder are
of too frequent occurrence in this coun
try, and if a stop is not put to deeds of
this kind by a rigorous enforcement of
the laws, the lives and property of our
people will be in constant danger and at
the mercy of the desperadoes, who in
fest our,, country "Guernsey Times,
JladicaL . i ' ;
.Don't complain, Joseph; They are
the bitter fruits raised from the seeds
sown bv your -'God and morality party
In ten Southern States tlic' same reign of
a. ' ' ' a. i ' a ' e it"! "'" t
terror exists, oniy ten-jjjia-,-worse, . ana
under; to .legislation of' Radicalism,, in
stead of being tried and hanged, they
are elected to Congress or 'appointed to
office. ci ' 5 ;:--'-' a;"1
I ' The country has just commenced to
riap Jbe wlurlwiacV jpur party jias sowa,
.broadcast over the land-during the past
elghtycrVTts taste Is bitter.but the very
dregs will have been reached, ere ' the'
fell spirit InsfflledJ ' the. fiendish'' Vejwh
ings of your party will Jiayebeen eradi
cated, ir J:.-J .f "Vv'T :V' :.'f!s 0 -
. '. .. . aM . .. .
; eL6TAtTT.L6Tethlggr'iiKr Tots
fk J9ta tkket. -
ALABAMA
rr "
CLAIMS.
Tbe
Johnson-Clarendon 'Trealj
with Great Britain, y ;
. V a anivcrnv .Tiihi,fv'A t'
VThe following is the full text of the
Alabama claims treaty negotiated at Lon
don, January 14, 1869, by Lord Claren
don and Reverdy Johnson, and which
is 'now pending in the Senate of the
United Sracs for. ratification :
rC Whereas,? chums have 'Aeen Mnad at
Various times, since .the adjournment of
the convention between the United States
and Great Britain of February 8, 1853,
upon the government of her Britannic
Majesty on the.part, or citizens ot tue
United States, and upon the government
of tlie United States by the subjects ' of
her Britannic Majesty; and whereas
some of said claims are still pendfng
and remaining unsettled, the President
of the United States ;of America; and
her Majesty, the Queen of the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Irelahd,
being of opinion that a Bpeedy and equit
able settlement of all such claims will
contribute much to the maintenance of
the friendly feelings which exists between
the two governments, have resolved to
make arrangements for that purpose' by
means of a convention, and have named
their plenipotentiaries to ednfer and
agree thereupon, that Is to1 say The
President of the United States of Amer
ica, Revcrdv Johnson, Envoy ' Extraor
dinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, of
the United Mates to her Ilritannic .Majes
ty, and he Majesty the Queen of the
United km!dom of Great Britain and
Ifclaud,' Lord Clarendon Ac'., her" Brit
annic Majesty's principal Secrctarrc of
State Ifwr tVwehm Aflairs, who, after hav
ing commnniraited to each other their
respective finT powers, found in ' good
and due form, have agreed as. follows: ,
: Articlk 1. The high contracting par
ties agree that all claims on the part of
Individuals, citizens of the United states,
upon the government of her Britannic
Majesty, and all claims on the part of
individuals, subjects of her Britannic
Majesty, upon, the government of the
United States, which may have been
presented to either government for its
interposition with the other, since the
exchange of ratifications at London,
February 8, 1853, which yet remain un
settled, as well as any other such claims
which may be presented within the time
specified in article three, hereinafter,
shall be referred to four commissioners,
to be appointed in the following manner,
that is to say, two. commissioners shall
be named by the President of the United
States, and confirmed by the Senate and
by her Britannic Majcstyi The afore
said commissioners shall meet at the
earliest period after they shall have been
respectively named, and before entering
on. the discharge of their duties shall
make a declaration under oath that they
will impartially and carefully examine
and ciccide.tc the best of thei r judgment,
and, according to justice and equity,
without fear, favor or affection to their
own countn', upon all such claims as
shall be laid before them oh the part of
the governments of the United states
and of her .Britannic Majesty, respect
ively, and such declaration shall be en
tered on the record of their proceedings.
The commissioners shall then, and be
I - ' 1 . - 'it'
fore proceeding to any other business,
name some third person to act as
trator or umpire in any case or cases on
which they, may 'themselves differ, in
opinion..' If they Should not be able to
agree upon the name pf such third per
son, they shall each name ' a person, and
in each and every case in which the com
missioners may. differ, in opinion as to
the decision which they ' ought to give,
it shall be determined by lot which of
the two persons 60 named shall be the
arbitrator or uinpire in that particular
case The person or persons so to be
chosen to be arbitrator or umpire shall,
before proceeding to act as such in any
case, make and subscribe a solemn dec
laration in a form similar to that which
shall already have been " made and sub
scribed by the 1 commissioners, which
shall be entered on the record of their
proceedings.' ' In the event of the death,
absence or incapacity of such person or
persons, or of his or their omitting or
declining or ceasing to act as such or
bitrator or umpire, another and differ
ent person shall be named as aforesaid
to act as such arbitrator or umpire in
the place and stead of the person so
originally named as aforesaid, and shall
make and subscribe such declaration as
aforesaid. ' ' . ' ' ' ! '
. Art. 2. The commissioners shall then
forthwith proceed to the investigation of
the claims which shall be' presented to
their notice. They shall investigate and
decide upon such claims, in such order,
and in such manner,'but upon ' siich evi
dence or information only as shall be fur
nished by or on behalf of their respect
ive governments. . They shall be bound
to receive and peruse all written docu
ments or statements which may be pre
sented to them by or on behalf of their
respective governments in support of
and In answer, to any claim, and to hear,
if required, one person on each side, on
behalf of each government, as counsel
or agent for such government on each
and every separate claim. Should they
fail to agree in opinion upon any claim,
they shall call to their assistance the ar
bitrator or umpire whom they may have
agreed to name, or who may be deter
mined by lot, as the case may be, and
.such arbitrator or umpire, after having
examined the evidence adduced, for and
agaiust the claim, and after having heard,
! .J, , ' A u k-.-i.ji.uv'
aforesaid, and consulted with the com
mi8sjonersi shall decide thereupon final
ly and without appeal.' Nevertheless, if
the commissioners, or any two of them,
shall think it desirable that a sovereign,
or head of a friendly State, Bhould be
an arbitrator or umpire in the case of
any claim the, commissioners shall re
port to that 'efficl to their respective
governments, '.who ' shall thereupon,
within six months, agree upon some
sovereign, or head of a friend'y State
who shall be invited to decide the claim.
In the event of a decision involving the
question of compensation to be paid "be-,
ing arrived at by a special '. arbitrator or
umpire, the amount of such compensa-J
tion shall be relerrea bacs to the com
missioners for adjudication, and in the
event of their not being able to agree, it
shall then be decided by . the arbitrator
or umpire appointed by, them, " or who
shall have been determined by . lot. , It
shall be competent for each government
to name one person to atiend the coni
missioners as agent on its behalfV to pre
sent and' support chu'ms on it .behalf
and tq, answer, claims made upon, ft) ; ftnd
to represent it ' generally ,in; .U, Blatters
connected ljvith, the investigation'' and
decision thereof. , The President . .of the
Uuited States of America, and her Maj
esty the Queen of Great Britain and Ire
land, sojemnly aud fincerely ngags to
consider the decision ' of thecpmmjss-.
ioa&rsor umpice, aa the, jcase .'may b,'
as absolutely finaj and" conclusive, upon
each claim decided upon .by them , re
spectively,; and to give full effect to such
THE
decisions without any objection, evasiQnltfai pacific' will find the means of Bett
or aeiay whatsoever, it is agreed that no
cjaim arising out of .any n transactioci , of
I date prior to Fruary 8,: 1 853, , j&all
be adinissible under this convention, .
1 Art. 3. Every elaini lhall be preMat
ed to the commissioners within six
months from the day of their first meet
ing, nle8s in .any case where reasons for
delay shall be established to the satis
faction of the commissioners, or of the
arbitrator or, umpire, in the event of ithe
commissioners differing iu opinion there
upon, and then, in any 'such case. 'The
period for presenting the claim may be
extended not exceeding three months
longer, lue commissioners shall 1
bound to examine and-decide. upon ev
ery, claim within twqj years from the day
ui lueu xiiBi mceuug, wnicn meeiin
shall be held in the city of Washington!
art. 4. All sums of monev which
may be awarded by the commissioners,
or by the arbitrator or , umpire, on ac
count of any claim, shall be paid in coin
or its equivalent by the one government
to the other, as the -case nay be, within
eighteen months after the date of the
decision, without interest. . ... . ; ? i
Akt. X). lhe high contracting parties
cuyayc iu t-uiisiuer ine result oi tue pro
ceedings of this commission as a full,
perfect and final - settlement of every
claim upon ; cither government arising
-out or any transaction of a date prior to
thexchange of the ratifications of the
present convention ; and further engage
mat every sucn claim, whether or not
the same may have been presented to
the notice of, made, preferred or laid
before the said commission, shall, from
and after the conclusion of the proceed
ings of the said commission, be consid
ered and treated as finally settled, barred
ana tnencclortu inadmissible.
Art. u. lhe commissioners and the
arbitrator or umpire shall keep an accu
rate record and correct minutes or notes
of all their proceedings, with the dates
thereof, and. shall appoint and employ a
clerk or other person to assist them in
transaction of the business which may
come before them. A secretary and
clerk are to be appointed conjointly.
ine whole expenses of the commission,
including contingent expenses, shall be
defrayed equally between the two gov
ernments.
' Art. 7.-. The present convention shall
be ratified by the Presidents the United
States, by and with the advisee nd con
sent of the Senate thereof nd by her
Britannic .Majesty, and the ratifications
shall be exchanged at London as sec-li
as may be, within twelve Esoatbs (tcrth
the date thereof.
In witness whereof the respective
plenipotentiaries have signed the same,
and have affixed thereto the seals ol
theft Mm. " '
Done at London, the fourteenth day
or January,
A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-
nine. ' '
' Clarendon.
Reverdt Johnson
A Careful Paper.
The Chicago Tribune which suffered
so heavily a few days ago for an unflat
tering police item, before a prejudiced
and very silly jury, now' has the word
"alleged" electrotyped, and uses' it be
fore everybther word in its reports
Here is one of its new model reports :
"It is alleged that one Frederick Mey
er, alleged to be doing ' business in this
city, was arraigned '.before one Hoyne,
who is alleged to be a commissioner of
the "United States, on yesterday. It is
alleged that the alleged party charged
with an alleged fraud upon : an alleged
Government, assisted in some way in
smuggling some alleged drugS,' which
are alleged to be of considerable value.
Tt is alleged that the alleged case was
postponed :nntil Monday, alleged to be
the 11th day of January. It is further
alleged that the : alleged defendant' was
held to bail. It Is Alleged tl at Mr. Meyer
whom it is alleged kept an alleged drug
store, being before an alleged commis
sioner whose name is alleged to be Hoy
ne, who was required to give a bond,
which, it is alleged, requires the alleged
Mr. ; Meyer to furnish for payment of
any sum of money which some enlight
ened, but yet not alleged jury, may
allege against him, as damages sustained
by the alleged G overnment
Too Much Kitten.
An exchange has a local who was
very greatly amused the other day, at
hearing a ladv aunt of sixteen, talking
to her married sister's baby of eight
months old. "And here let us say,"
continues the aforesaid local, "that we
.believe a child would talk plain and cor
rect a great deal sooner if it was not
fooled with 'all the mocking 'mother
tongues.' This young lady aunt has a
favorite kitten for a plaything instead of
a poodle, and the other day wo happen
ed to hear the following soft baby talk.
The little one was very cross and the
young aunt seeing her kitty coming that
way hoped to still the baby's cries in
this manner : "Besse baby's 'ittle bones,
am auntie's 'ittle darling," and reaching
down for her kitty, while the baby clung
to her watch chain, exclaimed, ' "don'te
baby wante p'ay wis auntie's 'ittle titty,'
and commenced stroking the kitty's
back, but thinking we might miscon
strue the meaning of the sentence, she
scampered ' out of the room with her
face buried in the child's swaddling
clothes.
Moral. Young lady aunts should
talk plain to babies at all times and un
der all circumstances.
- The Greeks SIIU Stubnorn.
A cable telegram informs us that the
Greek government has refused to abide
by the decision of the Paris conference
Another telegram informs' us that the
Viceroy of1 Egypt has offered to aid tbe
Sultan with an army of fifty thousand
men in the event of war, and a fleet be
.Sides. This indicates life cn both sides.
It does not convince us, however, ' that
Greece is foolish enough to ruin all her
hopes. Greece can lose but she cannot
gain by war; for the Christianity of Eu
rope is quite as willing to be hired in the
interest of the Turks as in the interest
of the Greeks. We can have no ; more
crusades after, the old lashion,
'' ' lerThc consumption of meat in France
and England is computed as follows
: France consumes 910,000 tons of meat
annually, while the English devour 1,
660.000 tons more, notwithstanding, the
fact that the. population of France ex
ceeds that of Great Britain by at least
seven millions of persons. Were it pos
sible to ascertain correctly of animal flesh
eaten and wasted in the United States,
there is little doubt that it would exceed
the aggregate of both France and Eng
land, for it is notorious fact that no
people on the face of the globe eat' and
waste as much as. tiic Americans.
1 "lThe Humboldt (California) Reg
ister says that if the bitter rivalry between
the Central arid Union Pacific Railroad
Companies continues to widen and deep
en, and finally results in the building of
two roads, instead of one, across the
continent, the people" will have great
cause to be thaafeiul, as competition is
what they want," above all ese. If the
Union Pacific attempts to pass on to the
PaMflo with an mdeDendant line, the Len
preservation in an independent line by
Mr. Seward is said to be negotiating
fer ft fnreBSM w CMt.
From the St Clairsrille Gazette, 28th xxlt-f-
-vt- Horrible. 'r-f r'Y
vOn Thursday night last in Kirkwood
township, a young man ' by the name of
Carr, ut tho throat -'of a young girl" by
the name or t ox. . she died immediately
He was found in th&woodsaftcr wards
with his throat cut, but did not die until
Saturday. We have not learned the par
ticulars, but it is supposed she hail re
fused to become his wife, when he became
enraged.. ' .,
oinee f tne above wns put . in type we
learn that the girl was 14 years of age
and Carr i 28. He is not vet dead al-
ough he shot himself and cut his
throat It seems that the girl was living
with a neighbor, where this young man
was at work.' And the father learning
that overtures of marriage were being
made to his daughter; sent a youg son to
bring her home. .On their road home,
Carr stepped Txom his', concealment and
after a short conversation in which he
asked her if she would become his wife,
and On giving him a negative answer, he
seized her and cut her person in some 14
places with a razor, nearly severing the
head from the body. He ' afterwards
concealed himself in the spring bouse
near the' girl's father's house, for the
purpose of killing other members of the
family, as he had threatened so to do.
Upon being required to surrender under
threat of being shot byjthe neighbors
who had congregated to arrest him, he
shot himself in the breast, the ball pas
sing through his left lung and lodging in
his shoulder. He then took a shoe knife
from his boot and made several cuts
across his throat, severing the windpipe,
but not reaching the jugular vein. He
was requested to take the razor and fin
ish himself which he declined to do. He
is still living but not able to be brought
to jail.
From the Chicago Post. January 18.
Decision in Regard to tne Income
' Tax Law.
In the case of the United States
against William E. Frost, indictment for
a false income return for 1866, the jury
have returned a verdict of not guilty. It
appears that Mr. FrOst's return for that
year 6howed an income of about 810,'
000. The Government claimed that there
ought to have been returned about 83,
000 in addition. The defence set up was,
rant this sum was exempted from taxa
tion as bad debts. ,. The case turned on
a law point. Judge Drummond decided
that a man was Sot bound to . return as
income debts or promises to pay, but
was only required to return the , gains,
profits, or income of his business actual
ly received. He thought that it would
be unreasonable' on the part of the Gov
ernment to require a man to pay a tax
on a promise to pay or a mere debt,
when neither might be collected, espc
ciaiiy as the party would have no re
course upon the Government to recover
the amount so paid. ! The. Court" in
structcd the jury that they would be just
lned iu finding the party not guilty un
der the opinion which he had intimated,
although he desired so to qualify! it as
to state that if a person had a note or
an account due him, and be neglected to
collect it when it matured, or refused
the money when tendered, oi if he re
ceived other property in exchange for
the sum due, and in liquidation of the
indebtedness, then he . would . be liable.
Tbe Fate ol lhe Alabama Claims
Treaty In Doubt.; ' ,
The following is the text of the joint
resolution introduced by W. E. Robinson j
of Brooklyn, in the House, on. the 25th
.... t il r
un., protesting against tne ratiucaiion 01
the treaty for the settlement of the Ala
bama claims : ; : v ; .'X
Jiesohed, dec, That the people of the
United States will not approve of the
ratification of the treaty for the settle
ment of the Alabama claims nor of any
other treaty with' England, while she
holds our citizens in prison for acts done
under our flag; and that the people of the
United States think the settlement of the
Alabama claims of very little ' import
ance anyhow. " ' " " ' :
Whatever may be thonght of the reso
lution of Mr. Robinson, there is reason
to believe that tho Senate has nO inten
tion of ratifying the Alabama : claims
treaty in its present 'shape. No 'action
has, of course, been taken yet, but the
Senators have all ' read the treaty and
have nearly all made up their minds ex
actly how they will vote upon it The
terms are very generally denounced, and
there is little doubt that it will be de
feated.. Y. lie 'aid, 26A ult. '
Settlements In tbe South
There is no stronger evidence of tl
falsehood of the assertion that Southern
people are opposed to settlers among
them coming from the North, than the
fact that the South is constantly nrsrin?
such to come. - At a late meeting of the
citizens of Canton, Mississippi, the fol
lowing resolution was unanimously past
sedi "' -. J
"Jiesohed, That we Bay to the people
of. the North and . West, unite with us in
restoring to our benighted country its
former, prosperity ; that we have here
abundance of cleared land, capable of
producing the most valuable staple in the
worlds and that we cordially invite them
to settle these lands with their families.
ZSTThe Cincinnati Commercial says,
with more truth than kindness,about last
year s Congressional legislation : v .
J'The . repeal or large modification of
the,Tenure-pf-Ofnce Law is opposed on
the ground that the repeal or modifica
tion would be an acknowledgement that
Congress had been guilty of partisan leg
islation. . We do not see that there is a
call for sensitiveness on that point Of
course such a law would not have been
passed save for the express purpose of
checking Andrew Johnson m his fell
purpose of taking the official lives of the
political friends Of the majority of mem
bers of the American Congress ! ; Any
other representation of the fact will be a
false pretense, and tthat at least should be
beneath tbe dignity of Congress ''"'
JCSrWe hear a rumor to the effect that,
on Saturday, 9tti instj in the vicinity of
Cow Run, a dog brought in an arm and
part of the shoulder of a woman.. The
dog was tracked into the woods for some
distance, when the body of a female was
found, buried ' about six -inches under
ground. There were' marks upon the
person which Indicated 'that' she ' had
come to Tier death by violence: 1 The
body was identified "as that of a young
lady Who bad1 mysteriously disappeared
from Wood COunty, West Vlrginia,some
time last fall' We have no particulars
other than those we have given. Jf ari
etta Times, nstuU. !' ' ; ' :J;-'
RxvrvAL. A successful revival has
just closed at' Harmony Church.five miles
southwest of Barnesvitle. ' About fifty
members have been added to the church,
and fifty-five persons converted.' Rev,
N. C Worthington is the pastor1 in
charge. Jsnrerrwe, 28tAiu(. ;:! v,!
Illinois had, in 1868, 10,705 schools;
8240. male and .10,797 female teachers;
and 826,820 children enrolled. Tbe re
ceipts of the school fund for the year
were' f 6,899,870 ; expenditures, 5,41v,
Ml. ' -' "
Spain.
The.Madrid corrcspondent"OC thP
London Times gives a shocking account
of the. fighting at Malaga. 'Thevolun
teer battalions were forsaken pytheir
superior officers, and the Consequence
was aeseruon. irom tne Dmcaacs .al
most en masse. A priest wont among
the people, and prevailed on the combat
ants to go forth again. - No lesr than
three priests were conspicuous at the
barricades. We heaiyjf ,De"flring npc-n
the troops ffom a y vnd'g. uv tiurChnrcU
of the Carmen ; of another whose weap
on was an air-gun, with which he was
enabled to do great execution before the
attention of the soldiers was directed
against him. We hear of children ten
years old being raised by their fathers
above tbe barricades, holding mere toy
pieces,' which; however,"" they managed
to 'discharge' at their "assailants.: ! we
heaf of young girls with cartridge-boxes
at their waists and pistols, in their hands.
We hear of soldiers; advancing under
shelter of. the prisoners they had taken,'
and the bullets of the volunteers finding
their way to the soldiers' bodies through
the bodies of their sacrificed corapan
ions. . We hear of girls rushing forward
to clasp the soldiers in their, arms, that
their lovers might dispatch them by stab
bing them in their backs. -Nothing but
despair could suggest the insane resist
ance which took place. Most or. tne
wounds were inflicted by the bayonet
The greatest.number of the dead belong
to the most abandoned class of society.
The Government reckons the killed on
Its own side-at forty-eight, and wounded
at one hundred and fifty. -" ' ,
'i n i
Mad"iii,' January 27.-The, Govern
ment has laid claim to au libraries, ar-
chicves andworks of art possessed by
the churehes as property of the State.
It was while carrying out the order or
the Government that the Governor of
BurgOs' was'' assassinated. "This event
caused ftotense excitement, and violent
demonstrations have been made., by the
people, in this city against tho Papal
Nuncio, and the Government has with
drawn its official recognition of his dip
lomatic powers. The Dean and phapter
of the Cathedral of Burgos have been
arrested and imprisoned. """ '. .
. Japan..-" - '
The Mikado has. formally announced
the return of peace throughout the em
pire. There is no Norhern army now
in the field and the Southerners - are dis
banding. '"The1 financial' troubles i were
very great, and thgoy ernment waslssu
ing paper "monevi against , whicK the Xor-
eign element are protesting Unless 'there
is bullion enough on hand to
redeem it
St. Locis, January ' 23.-M36nctirrent
resolutions mcraoralizing Congress to
grant additional subsidies toVthe 'Kan
sas PaciSc and the Atlantic and Pacific
Railroads passed,, both, houses of the
Legislature with "but oho "dissenting
ToiccV;'.-''";:' t; M! J
It is said nearly flfty' members ..of th
House have expressed,, their 'willingness
to submit' the 'question f female , suff
rage to the people of the States e t t,
Moxtgomert, Ala., January.. 27. -A
meetingiof old Union Whigs and- Dem
ocrats who opposed secession, was held
yesterday, and adopted resolutions ki
favojr.of upholding the.Democra,ic party.
.; ,k , , .-t-S f r
' iSTA-NeW series of postage stamps, is
in course of preparation by 'the Post-
office Department -Ihey Will be small
er than those Jiow in xm but handsomer
finish and design. On the two-cent
stamps Is an engraving of a post-boy- on
horseback, 'and: o the three; cents: a lo
comotive, under full head of steam.' t The
five-cents Btampcontains a head of Wash
ington, and the ten-cents stamp a picture
of the Declaration of Independence, r On
the ttvelye-cents stamp a ship is seen, and
the thirty-cent stamp is decorated, with
the surrender or, Burgoyne. , ,
) . ; . . . .mm, 1 I -i'.
3TThe apperatns nsed in New York
for analj'zing the air Inhaled and exhaled
by public assemblages, is simply a silk
bag of larg dimensions,' which is Bus
pended from the roof. After the bag is
inflated, it is closed like a balloon. J It is
said that the exact proportions of the
atmosphere can be ascertained. .When
the figures are exhibited,, showing the
impurities of the air at places of public
resort, in .will probably, have the effect
of. bringing about some improvement
in the means of yentuating such iaoa.;
v.J&In 1862 iDr. stoaV. of' , Tipton
county, Tennessee, was killed by a maq
named Yarbro. The latter was shot
dead by a sheriff deputy named Smith,
In 1865 Smith was killed by, Dr-Martin
C S. 'Ai,"and in the faU of ,1866' Martin
was sent to his long home by a Captain
Irwin, who in turn was killed by a man
named Burnett, j acting iii self defence.
A few days ago Burnett was killed by Ir
win's father, and. brother;, and o. for
the present, ends this remarkable record
of bloody violence, - . .;
jarThe Home Journal chronicles,
among recent engagements," those Of Mr
Spencer to Miss- Jullia Tyler, i daughter
of Ex-President Tyler; M. DeBille,
Danish Minister at Washington, to Miss
- -, of New Jersey ; Count Luttom, of
the Prussian. Legation, to Miss Pourtales
of Washington, D. C. j and Mr. J. Grau
the successful opera director, to Miss
Rebecca Levy, : daughter rof Arthur L.
Levy, Esq.; a retired merchant :
I t&"An American lady who recently
arrived in Havana, states that 1 Colonel
Lono,-in hisoperattons about' Tunas,
placed the . wmen. and , children . in his
front td prttfefelittack by the insurgents
and none of .the females or children are
allowed to leave Puerto Principe; by ;o j
der of Governor Mena, they being re
tained to restrain he: insurgents from
attacking that. city.-, j, :r f :ii ,.a.. : ...
" " " Mow It IIappenedK' , !
It is reported and believed in the city
that the true reason why the first scheme
of ah inauguration ball broke do wni was
the flifflculty about the irrepressible ne
gro. .Was he to be let in or not? On
this rock the managers so called, - spat,
and the affair came to an ihi timely, end.
y'atiotid Intelligencer'.' '
t3rX dispatch from New York says ':';
"Lathrop'Ludihgton 'A Co's failure!
amounted ' to 812,102,000, containing
among other, items, open accounts, 800,
800 ; .biUa payablOr 87fJ,40a Tfce, assets
include 8235,000 of -. bad, debts. '. They
offer to compromise at sixty cents. : ' Ma
ny Creditors refuse.'' Their paper is ' be
ing bought' oriWall street at thirty ser
en and forty bents. The annual expen
ses of the concern were; 8400,000. -.Qnel
Vlv4 IBVWIWf .VjVVW. ..--.-,,,
' WSrSecretary Schofield has submitted
to Congress elans and estimates for the
new War . Department .building, to bo
erected in this .citV lhe plan -selected
by the Military Board, of which General
Meigs is president, is that of John Crump
of Philadelphia; 1 The second prize was
given to Wilcox J Porter, of Buffalo and
the third to' ' Schulz &. ' Shoeh," of New
York,, The estimates fpr the plan jit
Crump-place tbe cost or the .building . at
a miuion mna a nau 01 aouars. -
I E W
t
r
'John C, BrecJcinridge is !on hie way
home to-the United States. . s- v
iThe largest nuggf ever taken from
the-South Australian cold mines has been
rs6lcH)yTiucthjn foT82S0I .
Forneyhas been elected an honorarr
colored man by a colored con vention" A
Washington. World.
L Rpbqcf $rs, oCSmibeav!9e, Ohio, a
'luuauouw rwaisKji manaiactuer, uiau
ast ThursdayTagedTbrty-niric'T
Snow haa covered Sw Petersburg and,
vicinity to a depth of twelve feet Whole -villages
are buried, n 7 f T 1 T V
"Not-gmlty;'aidiiUvl Omaha )irf;f
"but if the prisoner is smart he will leave
tho Territory before night He left
A Lohdon physiciahj has jbeea janiaM
ing the hair lotions used by some' of his
paralytic patients, and finds much catfco.
ate of lead.-, t
IsabVha Manufactured, dartng hr
reign in Spain, 519 Ministers, 790 Sen
ators, 1385 Generals, 39 ITSobles and 64
Grandees of Spain,- v -rrj 3 (jv illOCil
The property of General Beauregard,'
in Memphis, has t been restored. His
private papers in the War Department
trip home on the opening of the Pacjfit
railroad.1 ' ' V'r,
Nearly firs million acres of grape viae
are cultivated in France. The average
annual value of the wine exceeds 8100,-
000,000. r-n onyj tarnx
'Spanish; spies- are-eoraplalaediO ia -New
York, 'who' watch the movements
of Spanish families Suspected' of sy mpa
thy with the Cuban insurgents. w: Iff "
"He has hay-seecU in hia -bairyetf'ijl
the -New- York slang' for af legi'slaUir
whose vote can., be secured byatrategy
instead of money. nrid
There is a tigerr,in . Chintagoonta,
Madras, who has, withfiai" year oy two
eaten more than two hundred natives, and'
is still at it ' ' ;
The New York City saya'Miss Net
tie Fentonr daughter of our. newESenator -will
be the belle Of. Washinoa society,
under the Gratrt adminlstratibn? r-1-
1? 1 e4 ,iarl4 hnh
A bill reported by the fnjmittee on
Education,' in" the Illinois" Legislature
strikes" , outrthe ;y6rd ; wMte,-
General Dix, In a. banquet epeech at
Paris, stated ;1ihatl th6 'uaeu'Jof Greece
was that of libertyi, and that shttbad the
svmDathv of his country.. 'ii
C, Corastk a merchant fJITnii
olis. Minnesota,, has iailed.'.Hi'
ities are $60,000. t Other failures ari re-
ported..,..,. .i.irii-.i i.
"We, thePeople'of EaglanAV said the
three tailors of Tooley streefc??Ia the
name oi a,ow,uw . Amencan ;ciazens
said the naif dozen darUea 'q' wdleAn -
The belles of Paris' have been pleased
lately because M, -Nelation . has discov
ered that their fav6rite Pbmade.dc. Lyon
is blade of human fat obtalnect frqm, Btt
dissecting- rooms of PariV St-afl
One silk worm nursery m Nevada9 "aN
ready contains-bne. million wdnn7 aad
nas sneu Toonienongn;.rot ttarng,;iKS
million iieocoons.? he capacity ia to'bi
Major:" TJrtwdlvaHajaEt
weahh' Attorney for Biebmond fQft
has been removed by General' Stonemia
and a carpet-bagger Camed Bundy ap
pointed Q.aui;c:bb.2'LoiriU ; .
An ambitipu s politician recentby ttadj
love to. a poor girl in Miss'onrij to t
puted. heiress to 8300,000 ia gol& jbnljj
discovering after he had" married toer
that the 'whole thing was a 'mistake4',v
Minnesota farmers' are' raismz enoaai
They nsed" cottonwood,"" 'raylrtJWirj '
white, maple, blackvoak and whiter pi uttt)
From three to five years artr suflacltfritio"
raise a living fence, to protect the field;
A thief in New. Orleans the other day')
in picking a lady's pocketof - a few -dbl-J
lars in greenbacks, dropped accideBtally
in ' vnVf fliAMAnl mm ' aa1nl aV
between one hundre d and fifty - and two
hundred dollars;, V-. ; V'
' The Augusta, Georget Clronidi. acjl
Sentinel ays that Governor, Bullock's
message wilfully and maliciously ibfciijl '
resents the conditioa ot affairs "in J Geoi.
g4 andailias' calumny ;upoAithak
people.
Don Piatt, correspondent of thlin;
cinnati Commercial, Republican,) says
Wjs have no end of rogues, and an equal
number of aseea, inpur organization
that.would steal the last cent from toe
Treasury, and drivera to the devitv
! A" Swedish paper ;reporbi':Uufti
i nnce 01 w aies, during his stay in stock
holm, last month,- was admitted into
Freemasonry,' ''arid 7 passed"' thrbugfi six
degrees. On the following day -fa aad
some additional degrees conferred upon
him, and was created a Knight ; of the
Masonic Order, of CharleaXHL
; The Nashville Tenn, Banner says the
militia will cost an immense deal of mon
ey, and will result in a complete and tu-
pid lauure, and win ultimately prove the
most egregious sham yet practiced upon
..i- , i ... . . .
most exraordrnarjily aucccssful poGtU
eat cheat- and demagogue the age aaa '
produced, ti, -,.. hi M
iurs. jaarr a. t arrcn 1 late uroen- .
dyke,) obtained her fourth decree of di
rorce in Chicago -cn Friday..l- She',irM
married to . her , last husband June 29
1866, separated from him October7, 1867
and filed her bill October 30, 186!, alkg '
ing extreme and repeated cruelty. '.lr.
S. Mrs. Warren was married in Chicago
for the fifth time on Saturday, .': , ; ;
The substitution -bt ltnited Statee
bonds bearing currency Interest,'' issued
to the Pacific Railread Company; foit;
United States bonds bearing gold inter
est, and as security ror the circulation or
National Banks, has "been suspended by
the Controller of tbe .Currency until the
pleasure of Congress shall be . kqewn. 041
the subject. 1 . - ' i
The New York Commercial Advertiser '
says : ".air, ureelcy may continue to
proclaim 'I am holicrthan thou.' lie
may epjuuerajna wnrger,niTe ana irar,
and spitihxougli bis teeth liar and"tilk
ain.' tie mayv go on humbugging .the
unsophisticated that be is an honest man.'
and a political saint, but he will aever be
abletOinake thp WTttef, oahls"articlCpii:
lie he i anythins: else than a 6rst-cuM
fraiid.and byporite4UtL.V-lVr.
Twentynirie fasulonaDle b'allscoaWoff
in New York City, last week. Over 15,
000 persons Vers rP ittcrtdftnHi."1 These
people spent, wOOft m, cwiagebirat
9u,uuu ior suppers and winea, over
8180,000 W leftMHhd-desseaand '
wore jewels ,wprtb, rin. the .aggregaU
8850,000- TwentyseTetf 1tllrart achtd
uled fcrthe present week.
' Russian troops are reported moving
toward Odessa arid -Offce pointt a 4a-
oiacKifleanone AjTemmem w.ac-
cunwinngta,ftrge, quantity or rajiwaj
iron ior comnieiinz iuc ud dcivtoi,
Moscow and Odessa during the coming
OUJUIUCl. ICIOTlSUtlUO 4NHHV V
art to be ready to more when teeke
bretks up:
are likewise soon to be restored toiuin
The California pioneers who'Uqj Mew
England In 1849 are arranging for a grand

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