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17, 1860. Ail <" biisiueas metiers ...n MM witli this ftam **•**»" l» addreessid In K. M Brown, Nurlolk />«'• All iiiiiiiiiuniiiilioi". poruiininx la E.litorit.l mutters, ami all correspond™.* ielnndi.l lor tii.. peoef should l.t'iul'lrossotl to Joint Clark, Blitor. Ailvi.iiisi'rs are raataeaatd U> luind In tlii'ir advtrtis. men's before sii ./cluck it. tin' ovi'iiing, pi ivinus m ul.lii'.tiuu. Newsmen and newsln.vs desiring v.pers .ill pleas* liavu tlieir orders at tb.- counting i.smi tlie cv nine pre vions 1.-.loi. cix o'rliM'k. | |Mayliew A Brothers, lUsjks.dl.ir. and SUtteners, srt< authorizes! agents to sill Hit. Norfolk Post, and ill urilors left with thorn will be attended to tlie siimo aa If left at In. office of publication. a. M. rettoritill A Co., are authorized Advertising I Agent, for the /»..«./. in New Yolk and lloston. — -— . * Mr. Carroll and Mr. R. H. Fox have our thanks for Richmond papers of yes terday. Tho people of Norfolk have good reason to be thankful for tho possession of so able and efficient a fireman, and so courteous a gentleman, at the hcail of flic Fire Departments they have in K. C. Folger, Esq. Wo are assured by ex perienced firemen that it would be diffi cult toflnd a more industrious nnd better instructed officer to fill the place. He is untiring in his zeal, and has all the energy antl spirit so necessary to make a good Chief Engineer. He is besides very popular with the Department, and ia always found at the "head of the column," ill the post of danger. We have heard much credit given to him for his conduct yesterday at the fire, aud many do not hesitate to declare that but for his prompt action the conflagration would have proved very disastrous in deed to the city. We trust our Councils wilt appreciate his efforts, and will . render him every assistance in his labors , to make our Department still more effi cient aud add to our safety and security. »^*- —..—^—— The news from Furopjtcoines down to the 31st of January. It is given in de tail elsewhere. The proceedings of Con gress are uninteresting. The colored delegation, who visited Mr. Johnson last week, have petitioned the Senate not to pass tho House Btevcns-constitiitionnl ntnendment. We have advices from Mexico to the 93th of January, hut the news is unimportant. Mr. Pollard is in Washington "to have the suppression of his paper removed." Tho Republican: of Connecticut have nominated Gun. J. R. Hawley for Governor ;F. Winches ter, for Lieutenant Governor ; G. K. Pease, for Secretary of State; Henry G. Sainton, for Treasurer; Robins PaUle, for Comptroller General. Gov. Peirpoint hits sent aiistof candidates for the dif ferent State courts to the legislature for couftrrnation. The legislature of Vir ginia is about to censure Judge John C. Underwood tot having "spoken hie. iniud" at a public meeting iv Alexuii drill. The conspiracy case, which tins occupied the Baltimore courts for several days back, has been taken out of court. by the plaintiffs. Tlie allegation was that the Sisters of Charity in charge of Mount Hope had kept Mary Fleming in the insane hospital against her will. Tbe first, train from Petersburg will ar rive this evening. We understand that many members of the liegislutuie and of the city governments of Richmond and Petersburg have accepted (Jen. Ma hone's invitation to visit Norfolk. They will be here at about nine o'clock, and to-morrow will make au excursion iv . the George I.eary. This is the sub stance of what we heard yesterday. < ioltl has touched 137 jj, HONESTJAGO! "And wo urn sii|,i„.i Hug Aii.lr.-w Johnson, tlio Pr.iai.lonl of tho Into United Statu.."— /Jflß Rmk and other loyal journals. That wonderful journal, the Norlolk Evening Bag Re>ok, without a tithe of the honesty, or intelligence either.of tho Richmond Examiner, and other fanati cal and radical southern journals, but with twenty-times their impudence, has the effrontery to flutter, nnd fondle, and caress "President Johnson." Was there ever such lago-like acting performed before, except in the imagination of Shakspeare? This pretended new-found love of Mr. Johnson is dishonest. They praise him in order to dispraise others ; they worship him as tlieir god—whom .they formerly styled the North Carolina foundling—not because they like him, or believe in him, but for the same rea son they turned towards Peirpoint, aud pretended to love him, until they succeeded in gettiug all they could out of him, aud wheu there was no longer any blood to he drawn from ids veins, the vampires deserted the life less carcase, as they will that of Andrew Johnson, whom thevhave more reason to hate, aud less cause to love, than auy abolitionist in America. Less than one year ago, these same parties who now lack words to express their admiration for President Johnson, were at as great a loss for terms to give expression to their contempt and detestation of that galvanized Yankee, and traitor to his native South. What part had they in Johnson? Was he not one of their most radical aud uncompromisiug en emies ? Did ho not hate them and the cause they were -fighting for, with ten times the hatred i hat Thud. Stevens, or Charles Sumner, or Henry Ward Beecher, or Benj. F. Butlo,", ever could feel? Was lie not a southern man by birth, and therefore a traitor to the South ; aud did he uot carry his zeal in persecuting "loyal" southerners, and denouncing them us traitors, and refus ing auy compromise with them to far greater lengths than any northern man? While he was Provisional Governor of Teuessee, was he not held in greater de testation, and denounced more violently than even Butler,—and Brownlow himself, was not considered as wicked, as mean, aud as tyrannical as Andrew Johuson, the great southern traitor, who would have been hanged vi any moment had he fallen into tlio hands of Morgan or Forrest, and it is doubtful whether Bragg—though a regular General as he was—would have kept him long. It would have been with Anily as Jeb Stuart did with the young Virginian, over whose fate the World gloated— "Hang him to that tree.'' Tell us then whence springs this amazing love for Andrew Johnson ? Has he changed his principles or his patriotism ? He denies that there has been any change in his feelings, and insists that lie is as loyal now as he ever was to his country, and hates treason with as strong a hatred as when he exiled preachers from Nashville. He says treason is a crime. That it should be punished. He says General Leo is a traitor. Well, if ho has not changed, then there must have been a change on the other side. But there is no evidence of such a fact. The people of the Soul h still cling to their principles, and hold that there was no treason in what they did. That all they lacked was success. They wore alone loyal, and all southern men who took part against them, and fought for the North, as tiid Mr. Johnson and his family, were traitors, and de served death. This being tlie case, how can Mr. Johnson and these southern editors, like tho Detg Book man, T/ho still believe that tlieir cause was the most just ttial ever a people drew the sword in defence of—how can they stand upon the same platform of principles? St. Paul was most remarkably converted on the road to Damascus, and from the chief of persecutors became the great apostle of tlie church, but he failed to carry any large number of his people wilh him. Now, we scarcely know how to apply this. Johnson, like St. Paul, has tinted of his perse cutions of his southern brethren, and has gone over to them, and become the great apostle, or they have all seen the same light from Heaven that shone upon St. Paul, and become converted to the true faith. How and which is it? Who are tho converts? These southern edilors do not appear to us to have changed their faitb. They stilt worship and sing psalms to their high priests and to Pon tius Pilate, at Fort Monroe, who derided their present Messiah, aud who would have crucified liini. In our dilemma, we can only return to our first idea for a solution of tho vexetl question. The President is tlieir Othello, and these edi tors are every whit as honest as lago. While they can use him for tlieir pur poses, they will bend the pliant ki.ee, and fawn upon him, crouch low enough to lick the dust from his feet, aud con tinue to interpose his body aa a shield between them and the consequences of their nets; and it matters not, if they can use "him, what becomes of him, after they are through—when they shall no longer fear the radicals, they will no longer care for Audy Johnson, but throw him aside with us little ceremony as they did Peirpoint, Hidden, or any other squeezed lemon. Ask these meti who are praising President, Johnson, with such oiit-Heroding vauutings, and fawning upon him so lago-like, if they really admire the President personally, or think that he pursued a proper courto in refusing to cast his lot with the South, when feft" Omvislel'thls,country..•ilidtliev will be surprised that you should have so poor an opinion of their high-toned southern Intelligence. Now, our whole object here is lo convict these southern editors, who nre playing upon this harp of a thousand strings—each string o which sounds tho praises of Andrew Johnson, from the lowest lo the highest key,—of inconsistency and unfairness, und above all, of making use of languag'' for the purpose of concealing tlieir thoughts. They know full well that they do not, and never did, like Mr. Johnson, because he was not and is not one of them. He was born "in their midst," and therefore they have more cause to hate him than they have to hale either Sumner or Stevens, because they never were of them nt all. Their denun ciations of the radicals are nil hollow pre tensions. They arc perfectly Piekwick ain aud so understood; but their praises of tho President are most transparent aud dishonest. And were lie to fall from a position to-morrow where he can be useful to them, there would not bo oneof all the pack that have been so as siduously yelping his praises, that would bo so poor as to do him lienor. Even Speaker Baldwin would cut him. These southern editorial eulogists aro disioge- I nuous anil dishonest, or they would change their tone and their sentiments to suit his views. When St Paul re pented and became a follower of the Me siah he had no mental reservation—but like every other man who truly repents of his sins, he freely acknowledged the error of his ways,denounced his former associates, and declared that he knew nothing but Christ and him crucified. If, then, these lovers of the President would show that their repentance is not a mere sham pipe, and a most artful piece of hypocracy, they would come out from among those who have misled them, aud carried them after false gods—acknowledge their errors, aud seek honestly a forgiveness of past offences. AH teachers of reli gion hold that true repentance must precede a remission of sins. The sinner who seeks to join the church, would scarcely be received into full commu nion were ho to still hold that ho had never sinned, and that when lie was pursuing nn iniquitous course lie was prompted by right principles nnd proper motives. But it is useless to argue with these fanutic/Val editors, who are so fixed in their ideas of wrong and so preju diced that they are blinded alike to truth and their owu interests. " They play upon a harp of a thousand strings"—aud while they would exalt Mr. Johnson, they would hung Mr. Stevens and Mr. Sumner upon various sour apple trees. Why would they hang these unfortunate gentlemen? Because they did not fight, and presume to ex press an opinion, which is accepted by their followers? Did the Dag Book fight? If it did not, then it should be "hung" for expressing an opinion. John Hancock and Thomas Jefferson did not fight in theßevolution—but they were an important part of it. Did Benjamin, or Slidell, or Masbu, or Davis, or these editors do anything on, the Southern side of this question? This seems to us (he very madness of fanati cism. Mr. Sumner and Mr. Stevens did not kill off a few rebels, they have no right to talk! This is cutting oil a man's tongue with a sword very Unceremoniously, to be sure. If it be not nonsense, it is a very strange kind of sense, that would give more honor to Cesar tluiii to Cicero. According lo this Idea few men who signed the Decla ration of Independence deserved well or their country, and in order to be a great man it is only necessary to be well versed in the art of destroying llie lives of your fellow men. Wo were not awure that iv order to be a patriot and to servo our'eounlry, it was necessary to he a soldier. All our Colleges ami Academies must be military institutions iv the future, and we must all study engineering and perfect ourselves in the art of war! But did these Jacobin edilors of tho South, who aro striving for a reign of universal anarchy, wear swords in time of war? Did not those that are most fanatical unw,iiichidiiigthc editor of tho Dag Hook -aye, tliocringor to the "beast Butler" for favors-week as safe a place ns possible, while the light ing wns going on? But such a proposi tion is too silly to be entertained font moment by sensible men. The best patriots of a nation arc frequently those who do not take up tho sword —the peace makers. We do not mean, how ever, to include among these all the southern editors, who have so recently discovered that they love "President Johnson" and hale Mr. Stevens ami Mr. Sunnier. Why they should hate them, because they didn't tight, is somewhat singular. The Southern Press think it perfectly safe to generalize the Northern army as thieves; to accuse Gen. Butlerof steal ing their silver; anil because no response is condescended, the ladies think the men in blue are rogues. A tipsy legis lator, who owes every body, aud "means to," in search of notoriety, asks us to bury our spoons, because the author of the Dutch Gap Canal is coming, and then we laugh and think thatugood joke. Like Fourth of July orators, who abuse tho Pope and praise China, and cry out Benedict Arnold antl Aaron Burr, no thing will appease the Southern fa natics but that Mr. Kuinnor antl Mr. Wilson shall be "hung." "But the game of might is over," says Ihe Dag Hook. What does it. menu by the "game of might ?" Who have ptaytaj the "game of might" with the South, if not President Johnson antl General ('rani, all of whose acts it. indorses ami praises? By the strong arm of power l.'rant. put down the war in the field, and by the strong arm of power President Johnson has forced Southern legislatures, and conventions, and editors, and orators, to do his bidding in all tilings, willing or unwilling, and to acknowledge his will as tlio paramount law of thtal:ind, he has mail..' all things bow to his will; and the more he has asked of (hem the ■nan they say they have found cause to love him. He is one of us say they, and can do no wrong. How long has ho been one of us? He says himself that he is opposed to slates rights—lo the" right* of a state being held in greater esteem I ban the Constitution nnd laws of the con nl ry. These editor* of the South hold the reverse; therefore tlieir principles are opposed to those of Mr. Johnson. The President looks upon the soldiers of the Union—llie dead that moulder in the southern soil, ac well as the living heroes—as entitled to the thanks of the country; they look upon those who fought for thesouthorn flag as alone worthy of praise or remembrance. Every pulsation of Andy Johnson's heart beats for the flag of his country— the star spangled banner; their papers are tilled with denunciations of that " rag" and its defenders, and with praises of those who fought against it,—and they would now rather see the French or English or mongrel Mexican banner floating over them than the detested banner of their country. [See the late Examiner.] Andrew Johnson, iv his for giving nature, has listened to them and believes them—even as Othello listened to and believed " Honest lago." We care not whether they hang Mr. Sumner, or Mr. Stevens, or Mr. Wilson, or anybody else—but we would like to see more honesty of sentiment and manly expression of American feeling. We believe in the right of every man to express his opinions, whether for or against the Government,—provided lie allows all of his fellow citizens the same privilege; but we have no patience with the narrow and fanatical minds that talk of hanging any man in this enlightened age, because he thinks dif ferent from them—because he views mat ters from another stand-point—and can not see with their eyes or feel with their feelings. Mr. Stevens of Pennsylvania is as much entitled to respect for the convictions of duty that he holds to, as the editor of the Bag Book,— and he, perhaps, knows the principles of the Government equally as well; and if one should "be hung," we do not see why the other should escape. It is time these editors should learn that a great change has taken place in the four years just past, and that liberty of conscience, mid of thought, and of speech,'have been as firmly iuiplauted here, and are in future tti be respected and guaranteed, as they were before the war, in the North. There must no longer be any vassalage of the mind, and iriobs must no longer be ap pealed 10, to hang those who niuy not think as we do. We have pursued a sort of desultory or partisan warfare upon these new-found friendsofthe President—these Southern radicals ; because we consider their pro testations of loyalty to one of the most, loyal men in the country, nil bosh—a mere sham. They cannot bo loyal in heart. If they support the President, they must think and feel as he thinks antl feels, and this they will not pretend to declare. All such indorsements as that* "we happen to have in the Executive chair, a man, who, since assuming the duties of his present position,has exhibi ted a surprising breadth of practical ca. pacity," which we find in a Vicksburg pa-fair, and the following from the Dag Hook, of this city: "There stands tlie Executive of the re-united nation, hold ing the Constitution in one hand, while In the other he grasps the power of the nation"—what a fine figure for a mar ble statue for Roanoko square—are alike senseless and disingenuous from men who havo no sympathy with tho Presi dent's utterances, when he told the Vir ginia delegation that — " All the rexponaUtle position' and placet ought to be, confined distinctly and clearly to men who are loyal. If there were ..nly five thousand men in a State, or a less number, but sufficient to take charge of the political machinery of the State, those five thousand men, or the lesser number, are entitled to it." This accords with tho speech made by hint at Nashville, upon the announce ment of his nomination to the Vice Presidency. Upon the views there ex pressed by him,and his antecedents, the people of the country elected him. It would almost appear as if ho had reverted to that speech in his reply to these Vir ginians. But we have Mr. Johnson's views of Government fully expressed in his mes sage. Does tho Bay Book agree with him in the following sentiments, or has ils editor ever read them to know what and who he is really indorsing. We quote the message: Our government springs from and was made for the people-not tho people for the government. To them it owes alle giance; from them it must derive its coinage, strength, and wisdom. But while the government is thus bound to defer to the people, from whom it de rives ils existence, it should, from the very consideration of its origin,bo strong iv its power of resistance to the estab lishment of inequalities. Monopolies, perpetuities, and class legislation are contrary to the genius of free govern ment, and ought not to be allowed. Here there is no room for favored classes or monopolies; the principle of our gov ernment is that of equal laws aud free dom of industry. Wherever monopoly att litis a foothold it is sureto be a source of danger, discord, and trouble. We shall but fulfil our duties as legislators by according "equal and exact justice to all men," special privileges to none. The government is subordinate to the people; but, as the agent aud representa tive of the people, it *must be held su perior to monopolies, which, in them selves, ought never to bo granted, antl which, where they exist, must he subor dinate and yield to the government. If there bo any difference butweon these views aud those of Mr. Sumner and Mr. Stevens, wo have not been able to discover them. If this be not the doctrine of universal equality, what is it? And now, will the Day Fiook say that it indorses these sentiments of the Pre sident which aro the basis of his policy, and llial il willingly sympathises with him in all his love for the Union. That 'I will unfurl the American flag from jtsollicc window, and, witli Mr. John son, denounce as wrong-doers all who fought against It during the rebellion? If not, hovv then is it, or any one else, who will not, do all these things, a true friend to Mr. Johnson and his policy of reconstruction. We are tired of liypo i-iitic.il emit, a»4 would like to see a full and honest expression of opinion. And in regard to these men who pro test so much and profess so much, and mean so little, we can only caution the President to beware of "honest lago." Rut the Bay Book has President Johnson on the brain. Last evening il had one article headed "Tho President's policy," and another headed "The Pre sident,"- in the first of which it shows as much ignorance of his policy as it does in the second of the President himself. Under the head of tho Presi dent's policy, is an obscure disquisition illustrative of its indisposition to allow anybody to come into Virginia. The other day itscolded because white people came from abroad, and now it is greatly annoyed because colored Virginians come from the country into Norfolk, lt is hard to please. Iv fact it is hopelessly lost in au effort lo explain its own in consistencies, without losing its charac ter as a first class disloyal sheet. It wants to appear tho friend of Mr. Johnson, while at the same time it, shall continue to he tlie enemy of the Union—and it desires to conciliate the negro patronage of the city, while it shall appear to be the enemy of the negro. It talks non sense about the free negroes of thoSouth being troublesome, aud not the freed nien. How many free negroes were there iv the South war? Louisiana had nearly all of them, and they have always been the most peaceful and law-abiding portion of her popula tion. Other States tiad very few—not enough to make such a terrible on slaught upon the Government rations** the Bay Book would have us believe. In Louisiana the free negroes have an aristocracy of their own, and aro among the wealthiest and are equally protected by the laws with tho whites. What part of the South hostile Dag Book learned its negro philosophy from? Where did they hate a poor white man less and love their masters more? aud where now do they prefer to work for their old masters in preference to others for less wages? With the President on one lobe of its brain ami the negro on tho other, tho poor Bag Book has gone hopelessly mad. It talks at random, and knows not what it utters. Its incoherence is painful. Let us hoist tho American flag, antl right under it rotd from tho Day Book the article on " The President's policy." Be silent that you may hear nonsense: THU PKHSIDKNT'S'I'OLICY. There soems to 1.0 one text that President Johnson slicks to particularly, in his discussio.s on th. alaTfry nmslliai Ih.t tlie while non-slaveholder „r th. South ins I...'ii ri !irv>->l ot" a much more one-suis positson by etiiiiiii-ip-itioii tli.in Ins the ileum. In his reeeal con vers.ition with lluufcliiss and Downing, ho called to tlie iiiindsof lliihc intlmilii'ils lerlnili fact* in regard to th. |.i.|»iein'e of BegMBB heretofore hiring to ,uiv..-owuttrs lather thea flea slaie-owiiers. This issuiha well known fu-t that the neeioes never utte..i|it, even at. this, their .liv .d freedom, In deny It. They harimlways h.reto liirclinil aa utter a.ntetnrit lor the poorer whiterla.se., whom iliny never ceassd to stigmatise m "pear whit, tresh." In Iheir estimato of the Southern peo.de if a man wiis not a slave owuer he wa. rated at tbe loweet notch, uud from thut upward, according In the number of slaves he owned. Tills used to ho tlie case when slavery we, the order of the day, and the chsh- observer cun rnedlly discern aii.ii it isthectise now to an equally gtent i-tt.nt The as a gc-neral thing, ha. never lost respect for his former master. Many of them have returned tv tlieir former owners, aa a general thlng.hu been respect fill jsihI .' ti-ous. \V.-;ire speaking of thoeo within the spher.of our own observation generally: or more proper ly, the negroes who wore reiddents.ot this city before the war. With this class our autuoriUe. have uo trouble. The. are attentive to their duties, end respectful in Iheir conduct. Tb« most of the trouble, In fact, throughout the S,,ii Hi, lias t,..en caused hy the upheaval of that grent iiias. nl L/.y Ire.. 11. iii.,.--. who have alway, given more trouble to tbe authorities tlisn tlio slave population. Tho war has proved a perfi-ct harvest to this flee negro element. They were the first to flock totbeelthß and fasten thi-niselvesontlie Vreisliueii'H llureaii for ration, and protection, aud securing these they have untiling Inr th.-rtodolmt give trouble to the authorities by stealing, robbing, garroting, Jte. The wellhehavislporttoß.it our negro population detest this class of trouliiesenie free. negro interlopers as much nsany ; and as an evidence of It w.. i 5.1.1 In-furl that when a misdemeanor of anyconae .(ii..ii,-- is coiniuiitis], thny combine among tbtiinsolv.., nn.la-si-,t tlie end, ol justice by hclpiog in the arrest of the perpetrators, for Uiis purpose they have their e.viet police, Ac,and we hope they limy continue Iheir laudable efforts, till our city is rid ol these marauders. Will the schoolmasters tell us what the above has to do with "tho Presi dent's policy ?" Tb nut the srticlo we have quoted pretty wild bosh? What has colored "secret police, Ac." to do with White House affairs? What au thority has our genial neighbor for say ing that the garrotcrf, arc negroes? We ask for a full list of these midnight highway men. Name them ;at the same time, please to name "this free negro element" which "Hocked to the city, and fastened itself upon tho Kreeduion's Bureau." Specify whether the "new comers" were really "free" or llyingcon trabands. In fact, give us facts. You said Ihe other day (hat the United Stales (■Ulcers were thieves; now you say the Norfolk garrolers arc negroes. Give us some proof of the faith that is in v. Will the reader re-read tho Bay Book's article on the "President's Policy ?" "Yes." "Very well"—as Agassis would say. Did you ever see anything like il? Do read it again. Read itto your wife- fire the Southern heart wilh it. This curiosity in literature, this opinion as is an opiuion, this Virginia wisdom, should be pasted on Mr. Sangster's ca noe. It is the "What is it?"—a bid for the colored currency and votos. A loud cry for wool. Pardon us, dear reader; for this seeming frolicksome n ess. Now we turn to the wise men of the world—including the Pope, whom Mr. Bancroft abused, and the Emperor of China, whom the historian praised,— and ask them what they can make out of the following, which we copy from the organ of virtue, the Bay Book, of last evening: Tub I'lirsiunsr. The remarks nl the l'r.sitle>it which have I'-'ceived the ni'wt profound ntlonlioli are those lo Use Virginia delegation, where ha .locliir.-. Hint the ml«- I'liii-vous spirit which is BSBiinorlßaahrayeal tbeOorera li.cnt, has been tehee in Id ot iil ono easa-aa. !>y the strong urni of the physical power of the (loverunuiiit, and that now, as we swing urouinl tlie circle of the Union with ii flx.-l .md unalterable datcrmlnatlofl to stand by il.if ac Dud the sniiui spiiii, Ihe other rxtreme, which stands in the w:iv nuts! c.-l on' of it, ami llie il. iv.v oinent liiilnt state! iiiislirikeiiiind iinllioV. il upon Its bafllß. Take that toone ofthe colored schools, and give the scholar on tho front form, who cun "parse" it, "construe" it, or make "anything" of it, a grant of land. Docsticks had a friend ; ami Unit "indi vidual" must have wriltcn "The Presi dent." it is time to say that we un drawing In a close. But this Richmond and Norfolk clatter about "Andrew Johnson," and "President Johnson" is amusing, and fun is scarce. A man gets tired of yicwing the snake in Market r.quare; begets tired of the builders '.if KoanoUc dock ; tie gels tired of every - thing hut the philosophy and states manship of the /><>y Book, which is funnier Until the antics of Cimuldi. Wo ask pardon for so much fuss over the embalmment of a Hy. FROM EUROPE. Ni"\v Yumc; February I'i. The steam er Bremen, from Southampton on the 3lsl ultimo, litis arrived. .lItKAT ItItITAIN. The London Gtmtte says that the first reading of the lleform bill will not ha moved iv Parliament before Easter, and more probably not before the reassemb ling of the House after the Easter holi - days. The Government has issued another proclamation, ottering £2,800 for the capture of Stephens, the Irish Fenian Head Centra. An additional seizure of fifty ri ties and bayonets was made at Dundalk. The intelligence from the United States that Mr. Chandler's motion iv re ference to the Alabama claims and iv favor of tlie recall of the American Min ister and declaring non-intercourse, had no effect on 'change. CHI I.IAN I'ltlVAThliltS Several vessels bearing Chilian colors have appeared olf Valencia, and are pur suing Spanish shipping. They are sup posed to be pirates under the color of the Chilian Hag. COMMERCIAL INTKLL'IUKNCK. Liverpool, January 31.—Cotton sales for the past two days 17,000 bales ; marketdull and quotations barely main tained. The Manchester market is quiet and prices steady. Breadstuff's— The market for Flour is very dull and prices have declined lid. Wheat isqlfeeTand steady. Corn easier and deftiued 3d—mixed 2Sn. Bd®2e%. Provisions—Beef and Pork steady. Bacon Arm. Butter has a downward tendency. Lard is tending upward quoted at 675. Tallow is dull. Produce—Ashes, are quiet and steady. Sugar dull; Coffee steady; Rosin inac tive; Spirits Turpentine—no sales re ported. Petroleum steady at Us. od'a,2s. 6d. MONKY AND STOCKS. London, January 31. Consols closed at 80J(«b87; United States Five-Twenties C6J(_l>7; Illinois Central 76); Erie Rail road 56ife50 J. , Amending the Constitution. Wo can imagine the surprise with which the readers of the N. Y. Times must have read in its columns last week an advertisement which we copy, suppres sing only the names : Notice. Run away Irom Ihe Subscriber, on urn ■* ot January. IMS 6, an indenture.) apprentice, , a Chilean leiy, apsl 111 years. Any pels Unploylafor harborlnn said boy will be prosecuted tofbe attest .it the law. The Constitution of the United States, as last amended, provides that "neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime w lie ro of tho party shall have been duly con victed, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to Iheir jur isdiction." Tho sweeping effect of this amend mciit, is inucli greater than has been im agined. For it is lo be borne in mind 'that this is the phraseology ol a Consti tution, and not a mere statute. No word of its effect is to be taken away by arguing that it was never intended to be so sweeping. iV. >'. Journal of Com merce. * mm — -——- The Adams Express robbers were sen tenced at Bridgeport, Conn., on Wed nesday, to a term of imprisonment iv the Penitentiary of (lint State, the dura tion of which we arc probably more ignorant than the criminals, as the dis patch fails to give jhat important fact. A very heavy fire occurred near Sehuylerville, Saratoga Co., on Monday, the Victory Mills, with contents, being I consumed at a loss of 1110,000, Tbouhi.e Among the Rkukl Pkkss. The Richmond Examiner -Ihat model "classic" English Ac,conducted by the valorous and patrlotio Pollard—hits been suppressed hy order of Oeueral Tuny. The loss to southern literature, which will now have no competent champion against tho innovations of "northern instructors," is incalculable, and, wo fear, irrepaiable. Treason has lost no thing, however, for the ponderous Timta the dogmatic Enquirer, and the |M>lili« riV»if7 will remain.— Brooklyn Union. The Memphis Commercial says that the Adams' Express Company had on hoard the steamer Carter a safe contain ing the sum of two hundred thousand dollars belonging to the United States Government. The safe should have been delivered at Memphis, but by some oversight of the olllcers of the boat, the sate was carried further on. As the room of the Express Company was sit uated immediately over the boilersofthe Carter, tho presumption is that every thing in the room was blown to atoms. «^••■■■■—•- Profitable to Use.—Try and hold fast hi that -rhleh is good. The public have tried all things for Iho hair, and liny hold last to Mrs. S. A. Ali.ii'h World. Hair Restorer and ZylobalHimum, or Hair Dressing; liecauee they never fail to restore and beautify tho hair. For ladies and children, whose hair i, niiii.-s IVe.ineiit dreeeing, they hare no equal. V.r ■ v Hrui-cistsell them. Detf Family Byk Colors.—Among the most popular and useful article, of the day are the Fabii.v liv. Count, manufactured by the well known practical chemists, Howe * Stevens. So very supttiior sic these il.v .-a, so really used, .nd withal afforded lit so low a price, that they era literal ly getting into ever) - body's hand., Just as the praise, of their merits sre on ci er>body's lips. Once tried, they become indispensable. Tn many parts of tbe country they have displaced all other substances aud methods of dyeing. We, without any hesitation whatever, pronounc. them tho best dyee ever manufactured, while at tho same time they urn the cheapest in price. The lailie. are particularly delighted with thorn. aW Batchelok's Hair Dyk.— The Original aud Beet ia the World! The only true and perfect Hair Dye. Harmless, Reliable and liistauta in ...is. Produce, iinaiedlately . splendid Black or ualtt* ml llrown, withent injuriug the hair or skin. Ronnslie. the ill effect, of had dyes. Sold hyall Druggist.. The goniiino is signed William A. Uatchelor. Also, RKOKNKRATINII EXTRACT OF MILLKFI.KURS, for Restoring aud Beautifying th. Ilsir. aiiginiy CIIARLBS BATVllF.l'ill. Nl* York. MISCELLANEOUS. \VT ILSON & TAYLOR, HIV'KSSoBs TO WALTER H. TAYLOR A CO. W* ri't-pn. tfiillv !■• tif) lli" piiMii tint, wti liiiti* t-oiii am il Mm OROCERY A LKiIIOR BUSINESS atNos. VJS ami ill) Bunk Blind, Norfolk, Villain We will endeavor to null everything iv oui- line at nn. it jiricus and ol such ipiiiHljtis ns will give etilirti sutisfiii'_ tion. YVcstait with the wish of establishing the most frank and iigreenl.le relations between our patrons and our selves, mid ciiuHddiitly solicit their custom from Ihomiik hers of this anil iliti surrounding communities. R. C. TAYLOR, U. R. WILSON. VT OR fOL X THEA TR E . NOV Kb ICNTKRTAINMKNTS. First Mppeiirsnie of Hut STAR CIIMIIINATION TROUPE, MONDAY KVKNINII, FKIIHUAIIY in, ISMi SII.VKIt TEA BETH, ICE PITCHKHS, PARK BASKKTfI, CASTORS, WATCH KS, lIICII HOLD JKWKI.RV, snd liiitiilinil. of iTllnir cosily article., 01VF.N AWAY EACH F.VK.NINII feblT-lf ATLANTIC IRON WORKS COMPANY, I Niißion, February 10, 18««. / M O T I 0 E An nJjuuttiitl iii.-oliui; ol' tin. Sim' lili.ilil'-i,i will lih holit mi MiiMi.\Y,ui:...vi..i'k,i' MM Mil fcih—gi TtaUnml IJiink, lor tbe trktiMcliuu <>r liiittinuu. A j»iiin;ln.tl ut teniliincoliivjiiMtcd. If. I>UDI.KY HEAN, t.iI.LT l'i-*iil.nt. ry A x is 8 "! At a inepting of tho Oommon Council of th» City of Norlulk, MM 'hi \V-*(lin'ml**y, th«t 3il of Jutiuary, iKtfii, Mr. Kri.t nil-ii"! tin* t.illi'wiiif; rtwuUtiuu : Rt'wnlvrvl, Tbiit Urn Kegißtt-ritwiie r Mrtttttte (, r ftir ti)icat»-B to any peraun li'tviiiftntt-rtuit ilim them by (tit* ' ity for ihts t-is iiumthi prttMliiif, th* l«t ot" Jamniiy, wliii h MrtttOaalM HhaJl not bu truniluniblr, but muy £■ un«(l by tlif party In whni*- futor the «ortlllioiti- indrtiWH, in niiyinx liiftor her taxes now iluo, and that tho Oollw tor ho itutbori/od tv ivcr,?** th« ■anie in \>»\ nn'iii. And th.' H.'i-inter Bbftll ri-cnivA laid r-frtiftraUti ivh i.'i«"h from tln» I'lillootor. \\ iih li. on motion, wai f,du|it«il. A copy: JOHN WILLI AW, fch IS hi-.Mi-t ry a X E S Al a calli-d mtwtinft: of the Cuaimtin C-minril of tli«Oity of Norfolk, held on W<*dii**-9day,th« Mhloi Jantmry, |m,,,, Mr. Ui-ilQth offt-rtv,! th<> following r«t dutlnn : Hemilvod, Th»t thu Collector b* iiitHrtitttHl to proi'owd forthwith to collect all arreurrt of Uxea due tv thi* date, and that notice b« given in tho daily pipers that in the ■vnit of iiou-paymtnt in thirty day*, he l>« dlrei-tetl to b«vy ou the property for tho amount dm*. Which, on motion, wan adopted. A copy: JOHN WILLIAMS, MM Kegifltpr. QALTJ SALT! We have just received ONN TIIOliMANI) SACKS Of (1 ROUND ALUM AND FISH MALT, which we offer to ths Trade at a small advance upon New York uricos. UIIKHHAN BROTHER! 1 A I'll, Agents Ibr th. Salt Oimpany | jiehi:i If of Onondaga. T|TOOD ! WOOD ! ! WOOD!!! AT FIVK DOLLARS H« CORD; HALF AND QUARTER CORDS at THK BAMR RATK, FOR SAL* at FRANCIH DECORDKY'B. Best WHITB AMI COAL At Furty-Two Centa pel lliishel. KKD ASH, 1-IRBF.RRY AND SHAMOKIN COAI_ Fur Sale nt the Luw.iat Market Prices. WHITE AND YKI.LOW PINK LUMBWR, Of the Best Quality, slways on hiil.d. CUAMIIERI.AIKK'S WHARF; HTKAMF.RH AND STBAM TUUU. WHARFAOIt (FKKK.) li Feet Hil li.eh". Wsler at my Wharf. f..|.111-lw* X ' DKCiIKDHY. I) ••~r""AT~M~o' ~~b ~T~ 1' I A N O 8 !! I have just received from Iho fnilory, some veiy flue PI ANO FORTES, 7 OCTAVE CROSS HUM SCALR, FULL METALLIC PLATE, which fot isvwer, fullness of tons elasticity of 1.-iv h unit elegnnioofflnish, are o.|U»l, If nut aoperlor to any iv the country. Also, couslantly on head, FRENCH, CHINA and BOHEMIAN CUT GLABBWARE, FOR TABLE ÜBE. FANCY GOODS and N O T T O N fl of great variety too nnmerouj to mention. Oall and .--..ft....i.... tin-in C. SCHWARZKOPF, jaia-ln bt Mats street, under Jdholon's Ilall. MISCELLANEOUS. jfir" d... B I OB No. 57 Main Street, «.oiur-.CTiiHtK, lTßeimtß and nirui. * C O N F E CTIONER, FORKHIN A Nil HOMKSTtO FRUITS, COLOGNES, FANCY ATICL ES, WINES, LIQUORS, CORDIALS, CIOARS, TOBACCO, Ac, &c, Ac ALSO, llie largest ami most elegantly filled up LADIK.-V AND lIKNTLKMKN'S niNINd SALOON SOUTH Or NKW Vi'KK. Noll It Filt.-d up, tvitli Ihe Isitt-sl !ni|.l..llil.]eiltS. X L X mjt N T PRIVATE HUPPER BOOM, Neatly and ii.uifni tably lillisl up, nilh v. w uml n|.pio priiite Furniture. a PARTIES AND SUPPERS I'rept.i'.sl, eilli.-t :,l the SALOON or al.r..inl, and every llniil pn.vi.hsl likely 1., be .1. in I. .1 l.y 11... most eliding j.11.1 l.letelious (1 ll i I 11 It'll NATURAL tlllOliTll LYNNIIAVEN OYSTERS Alwiiysoi. hand,either hj tin. Rami orOeflea. Thin SALOON i.i sl.ictly iilled up lo loiili.iui hi ioliii.il tlUllo .ft.lt't sobs I ilSSiii illlioll. TlleClli-.ino is llllilei the int. lldoucu 111 I. voilljl.l.llt r R E N C It A B T I 8 T . JanM- If If 0 R R. E N T. THAT NKW AND DI.,SIII4IILH IIKSIIIKNCIi, con iaiulug l«. 1., liooni l, lon.i. il. oe. I anil occnpl.il by Jams. Meade, Uf.).. situated la thai pari ot Portsmouth nilled N.moiMi. on the corner of Third and Harrison Mtleels. For Linns. :i|>l>ll lo J. W. I'HAMRKRLAIN k CO, N... 13 Kast Wide Water .tnet, i'ebl-2-liii Norfolk Va. rpt) THE MERCHANTS OF I NORFOLK. A Ilu.siiiiss Mint, ulio liv l.ncn in th.. Cuiii mlsslon, ImporUag and riliippini; I'.tlsiness in New Yorli, where ha has resided Ibr over leu yeais, is desirous of Biahlne au arrangement with some Norfolk House Hint miitldliheiolinvi.au Agent In 01 Nn/slre, Bordeaxa, lluvre, Parts, Nflmetllea, hey, Finnic. He i. it I'.-niiiiiu, hat a coniplele knowledge of lti« Kiihli lengaegn, and is as mii.-h faniiliar with (lie Allli-l'le.lli Markets as ll iih the Fi'eiirh ones. HRtisl'nctoi v infoi'iiialioii cun he given as I.i his respect ability ami iiiti-iritv. Address MILKT. No. SSI Sixth Artinllr, New York City. lel.lo-'Jw _ ?\ U~ "b pay. About the 15th of February next we will commence Ihe publication ofu I,Henry ftblectffl faper, styled ' OUR DAY, to be issued once n week simtillan..i.usly in Ihe cities of New York nnd Notlolk. Each number will consist of sixti-cn (111) octavo BUM, with two [81 columns In ci.-ii BUB, ln'inleil on exoellent piipei'. nn.l iii asii|ii.t'ior style of ty|iojrraphy. ilneticninliered bj secliu ianiMii or party spirit, il slisll l.c our lixed pufpees lo present nothing but tho choieeel fruit, and Howers oI Literature, culled ftoin llie gardes. nl Iho Old and N.-w World. We woul'l pnrticiihiily invite Ihe attention of our ii no,I- in that si-iti-.ii which for the past tonr yews ha. linen withoiil a cnrieiit Lil.-riitiir.., wliile we promise lo innke our Paper aneßtable to every rosder in oiirft.tnini.it country. Oim Turns roa » Siiui.k lll..milmil will uf, Single copies lOcetils. For Three Months »1 ".'. For Six Months 2 M For One Year 4 011 Payable lv Advance. For single subscriptions and advertising, apply lo ROIIKI.T \f. LAM 11, No. 5 Wesl Main street, Norfolk, Va. We llnvn liiade tllriingcmcnts w ilh the Ann riciili NirWß Coliipany, New York, to supply the ll'iide. J.B» if /TIONDICT, HBBBMAM & CO.", BANK E X S , NO. 17, NASSAP STMMXT, NKW VOItK Bt.ru.N II I'oM.ii-r, David ,1-nsikus, New York, Cbai Iselon, S. C Brans Butn«A*i, Wa. M. Twkbo, New York. Savannah, (la Hive sp, ,i il atlelitlnu hi collections tl.KHighiHil i!io Southern Stats. Solicit deposits subject to ■ ln-ck at sight, from ban v., hunkers and Individuals, ami ~'.ow interest l.y agreement, r v., nto olden. prom|.tl.v n.r Ihe purchase and sale of gold and of guyornlßßlll -md oilier .ccuriticH. Sell Foreign Kxciiange, ami oiiy ...a ....u Kvchange on Clinrleston and tsiivunuiih. D. JKNNINOS * CO., W. M. THNNO * 00, Charleston, S. 0. Savannah, Oa. JanCU—tf T/-NIGHT A I"JOHNSON— WHOI.ISSALK DEALERS IN PA PER AND PAPER MANUFACTI'HKItS' M ATEItIAI -J. ATTENTION!— ATTKSTIONII — ATTENTION! I Wo are constantly put chasing, for Otlhli— OLD UI.ANK HOOKS. H. 11. RECEIPTS, HILLS, I.KTTWIS, and NKWSPAI'RRS, For whicli wn pay lbs hiahsßl cneh prtre. KNIIiHT .1 .lIUINSON, No. HI Si.nlli Chillies street, augl'2—tf ltultii o. I) ER U VIA N OU A N O A good supply of N". 1 PERUVIAN lIUANO.iii.t ar ,i„„l. MDRDOCK HoWKLL, jiin-f.—Hw at Tunid v, 11 I I/"ENT'S EAST INDIA COFFEE. ■toy- EQUAL TO JAVA. -fts* tur HALF THK PRUE. -WI jgt-tS" (JOES TWICE AS FAB, "(sat Kiicommonded and Used by AH! CI.EIIIIYMEN, PHYSICIANS and I'rol.-sslotial men, a. llie. h,, ipest, healtliiesl and Inst lnvissge in the world FOR SALK BY AU. UllOt KliS NOIITH ANH SOUTH The Soulherti Trade, to which il is necialll adnplcd supplied Ihrnsah tbeßeW Y.nk Cltj WlmleutleUio .-rs or dins t from Iho Mniiufiictoiy Put ii|. in one pound ps.pi.rs, in boxes of H and H lbs. each. H_r g 1c j E "*■ w H 154 9 2! NEW YORK. RK'IIAKII OAVIKS, Proprielor, and General Wholeeal. Itsejet in Teas and c.-n.-.-. dec 4 '.in i fONOREHS WATER. It. case., fonr doeen Pints, for sale low, al the M>e_tf " TIP TOr."